EXCERPT: “At Marshall Avenue and Moore Street in Merriam Park, a developer’s plans to replace a single-family home and triplex with a five-story, 16-unit apartment building have survived a major hurdle at St. Paul City Hall. The St. Paul City Council voted 5-1 on Wednesday evening to deny an appeal from neighborhood residents, who called Jon Schwartzman’s site plan for 1973-1977 Marshall Ave. out of line with city zoning rules and the city’s Comprehensive Plan, or master planning document. On Wednesday, the council held public hearings on two housing developments planned along opposite ends of Marshall Avenue, each of which is likely to draw a different slice of the housing market, and each of which has generated varying degrees of support and concern in their surrounding communities.” FULLSTORY: http://bit.ly/2Ee91OX