235 Cleveland S Development Proposal

Roxy Dry Cleaners

The Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) hearing on 235 Cleveland S was rescheduled to go forward on:

Monday, April 5, 2021 at 3:00 pm

According to the (BZA) April 5 Agenda, it is meeting to consider 3 variances proposed for a site plan to develop 235 Cleveland South (Cleveland & St. Clair). 

The deadline to submit public comments to the BZA is 2 pm on the Friday preceding its Monday meeting.  In this case:

Friday, April 2, 2021, at 2 pm

Comments should be submitted to:  DSI-ZoningReview@stpaul.gov

Please send a copy of your comments to:  matthew.graybar@ci.stpaul.mn.us

Submitted comments should include your name and address for the public record.

According to the Mac-Grove Community Council (MGCC), any comments previously submitted to the MGCC or its Housing and Land Use (HLU) committee are NOT forwarded or provided to the Zoning Board.  To make sure that your views are communicated to the BZA, you should send your comments directly to them via the above email addresses.

The public may monitor this April 5  BZA meeting remotely via Microsoft Teams at:

Click here to join the meeting

Or join by phone: (612) 315-7905, Conference ID: 813 720 482#


The developer, Jeremy T. Exley, Web Developments, LLC, is proposing to replace the Roxy Dry Cleaners station at 235 Cleveland South with a 5 story mixed use commercial/residential project.

Exley is planning to construct a 5 story 54.8 foot building with commercial space at the ground level and 4 stories of apartments (23 units). The proposed development will require 3 variances for parking, height, and floor area ratio (FAR).  For more details see the:

The developer’s project plans and zoning variance application

The developer’s presentation slides

The DSI Notice

The prior BZA March 22, 2021, Meeting Agenda

The current BZA April 5, 2021, Meeting Agenda


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South bound lane Mississippi River Blvd Closed
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The newly elected MGCC board of directors passed the resolution with 16 votes in favor, 2 abstentions and one vote against it.

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