Red Rabbit is the latest eatery from Luke Shimp, also creator of the wildly popular and similarly named, Red Cow. Red Rabbit offers casual Italian food in a warm, modern space. Once a speakeasy, brothel and even an auto shop, there was a lot of history dug up during the demolition phase. Prohibition era bottles…

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Historical Name:  Pence Automobile Company Building Common Name:  Minneapolis Gas and Light Company, Lincoln National Bank and the Carmichael Lynch Advertising Agency Address: 800 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis Date Built:  1909 Size: 95,000sf Construction schedule: 14 months Awards: Diversified Construction was awarded a 2011 Minnesota Preservation Award by the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota and a 2011…

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Diversified recently wrapped up construction remodeling 2 adjacent units at Central Avenue Apartments in Minneapolis. The apartments are located in an 8 unit building originally built in the early 1900’s. The 2 units still had original materials and finishes, thus every surface and mechanical system needed updating. Construction included replacing knob and tube electrical, installing…

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Diversified is busy at work at Spitz in NE Minneapolis. Founded by two MN natives who met while studying in California, Spitz serves unique, fresh and house-made Mediterranean creations. This will be Spitz’s ninth location, but the first in Minnesota. Spitz’s environment is inspirational, bright and urban. Stay tuned for progress photos of this exciting concept!…

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Diversified Construction recently completed construction at Circulo de Amigos ChildCare in Minneapolis. Circulo de Amigos opened in a formerly abandoned Spanish Colonial Revival Style building off of Cedar Avenue, originally built in 1878. The building was condemned/boarded for a period of about 10 years prior to Circulo de Amigo’s purchase of the property. The two-story,…

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