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March 17, 2023
Driftless Apartments and Townhomes approved by Common Council
The Driftless Apartments and Townhomes, by MSP Real Estate, Inc., received unanimous support from the La Crosse Common Council in March. Construction for the project is anticipated to begin in July now that the development agreement has been approved. Leasing for the units is scheduled to begin in February 2024 with full completion of the […]
January 4, 2024
Welcome 2024 – Update from River Point District Project Manager
River Point District, La Crosse’s largest current urban redevelopment effort, continues to offer a remarkable story of public private partnerships to implement a compelling community vision while addressing today’s municipal opportunities and challenges. 2023 saw the development of infrastructure including the first three blocks of River Bend Drive, utilities, tree cells and curb and gutter […]
September 11, 2023
Take a Look!
Watch new video of the prepping process at River Point District. September 2023
August 2, 2023
Part I: Environmental Impact – River Point District
River Point District’s stormwater system will differentiate itself from the urban systems of the past. Learn More.
July 13, 2023
Gateway Commons is a vibrant, mixed-use community where professionals seeking active, healthy lifestyles come to live work and play. It will be located at the critical entryway to the vast River Point District area and has been purposefully designed to serve as a welcoming introduction and brand opportunity for the entire development district. Stay tune […]
September 15, 2022
Big plans for waterfront in River Point District
LA CROSSE, Wis.- Imagine the possibilities. You’re enjoying an afternoon on the river, but you want to grab a bite to eat. You’re able to dock your boat and have almost instant access to restaurants and shopping, and you’re just a short walk from all that downtown La Crosse has to offer. La Crosse Parks […]
September 7, 2022
Senior housing, townhomes proposal at River Point District gets green light
LA CROSSE, Wis.- The city of La Crosse Redevelopment Authority passed a proposal to build a four-story senior apartment building in River Point District. The development also includes two dozen townhomes. MSP Real Estate, Inc. based out of Mendota Heights, Minnesota presented updated plans at a special meeting in August. The building has 96 one- and […]
May 27, 2022
Red Earth, LLC, shares plan for three-phase, varied-dwelling project for River Point District
Red Earth, LLC, of Tomah, Wisconsin, presented their proposal for planned mixed-use, multi-family and townhome developments in the emerging River Point District neighborhood. Red Earth is proposing a three-phase project resulting in three different types of dwellings in locations throughout the neighborhood. Phase one includes the construction of a 50-unit, five-story mixed-use property in the […]
April 12, 2022
Invasive plant removal underway at River Point District
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 12, 2022 – Removal of invasive and undesirable brush and trees is currently underway at River Point District. The City of La Crosse Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department has contracted Les Manske & Sons Excavating & Landscaping of Stoddard, Wisconsin, for the project, which involves the floodplain forest and emergent wetland […]
January 21, 2022
Merge Urban Development Group shares vision for new development project for River Point District
Merge, of Madison, Wisconsin, and Cedar Falls, Iowa, presented their proposal for a mixed-use development project in the emerging River Point District neighborhood. Merge is known for partnering with progressive Midwestern communities to develop next-generation real estate in opportunity zones with strong revitalization potential. Explore the full Merge Urban Development Group proposal.
June 8, 2021
Officials gather to mark beginning of River Point District site prep
The first load of fill delivered to the site of River Point District June 8, is a tangible sign that the visionary mixed-use riverfront development, in the planning for more than 25 years, is becoming a reality.
March 9, 2021
F Street Development Group has joined the redevelopment of River Point District
Milwaukee, WI – As of February 23, 2021, F Street Development Group (FSDG) has entered into a Planning Option Agreement with the Redevelopment Authority of La Crosse (RDA) to develop a parcel in their recently envisioned River Point District. River Point District is a forward-thinking vision for a vibrant, contemporary, mixed-use waterfront neighborhood in La […]
November 19, 2020
New 65-acre waterfront neighborhood offers financial incentives for investors and developers
LA CROSSE, Wis., November 19, 2020 – River Point District offers investors and developers several financial incentives and growth opportunities. Located just north of historic downtown La Crosse, Wisconsin, this emerging neighborhood lies on 65 acres of waterfront land at the confluence of the Mississippi, Black and La Crosse Rivers. River Point District seeks investors […]
May 22, 2020
City of La Crosse Redevelopment Authority approves proposal for work to begin on River Point District
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 21, 2020 – The City of La Crosse Redevelopment Authority (RDA) has approved a proposal by engineering firm Short Elliott Hendrickson (SEH) for work to begin on the River Point District neighborhood. Work will be done on the mixed-use waterfront neighborhood in a phased approach with phase 1 including the placement […]
December 19, 2019
Waterfront neighborhood development project on track with master plan and new brand
The River Point District neighborhood (formerly known as Riverside North), located just north of historic downtown La Crosse, continues its development into a sustainable, mixed-use waterfront neighborhood.
June 3, 2019
Riverside North development charrette overview
Get session highlights and attendee insights from the 7-day Riverside North project charrette.
April 18, 2019
Riverside North site plan offers look at development
Development in Riverside North will fan out from a central park toward the river and include a mix of housing and commercial options
May 24, 2018
La Crosse turning former industrial land into new neighborhood
The City of La Crosse chose a Milwaukee firm to be the master developer of a unique land redevelopment project almost 25 years in the making.