Deed restrictions were under a 1915 law limiting use to 1 and 2 family homes

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Deed restrictions were under a 1915 law limiting use to 1 and 2 family homes - Court Declares 2,307 Deed By GWENYTH JONES...
Court Declares 2,307 Deed By GWENYTH JONES Minneapolis Star Staff Writer Deed restrictions on more than 2,000 parcels of property property in Minneapolis have been ruled invalid by Hennepin Hennepin District Judge Thomas Tallakson. Tallakson ruled Friday that The Harris Survey By LOUIS HARRIS Rising Reaction A rising reaction against anti-Vietnam anti-Vietnam anti-Vietnam demonstrations demonstrations is developing among the American people. The peace march to the Pentagon, the picketing of administration officials, campus uprisings and clashes between draft protesters and police appear to have had an effect opposite to that intended by their organizers. The public response to these events has been a firming firming up of support for President Johnson and the military effort in Vietnam. A clear majority of Americans still indicate their support of peaceful dissent against government policy, including the expression of doubts about the war. But even more decisively, Americans reject the militant methods Restrictions "restricted residential districts" districts" are invalid under the Marketable Titles Act of 1947. The act provides that deed restrictions more than 40 years old lapse unless the Void property owners file a notice of their existence with the register of deeds The legal question decided by Tallakson was whether the restricted residential d l s tricts were the kind of deed restriction which the legisja ture had in mind when it passed the act. He said they are. A spokesman for the city said almost none of the 2,307 such deed restrictions in Minneapolis had been reaffirmed. reaffirmed. The restricted residential districts were made possible under a 1915 law, which pro- pro- vided that a group of property owners owners could petition petition the City Council to limit building in their area to one-family one-family one-family and two-family two-family two-family two-family houses. This was before the city had a zoning law and the limitation was accomplished by "condemn- "condemn- DEEDS Turn to Page 16A Tallakson

Clipped from The Minneapolis Star18 Dec 1967, MonPage 1

The Minneapolis Star (Minneapolis, Minnesota)18 Dec 1967, MonPage 1
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