EXCERPT: “It isn’t very often that the Minneapolis Planning Commission rejects a developer’s request for a variance from the zoning code. It is even more rare that it does so over the recommendation of city planners. But that’s what happened last month when a request by a Minneapolis-based developer for a mixed use project at 26th and Lyndale Avenue South known as Rex 26 for a variance to increase the height and density of the project was denied — despite the fact that the project is already under construction.” FULLSTORY: http://bit.ly/2E9WHzc