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St. Paul empty nesters move back into their first home – a Prospect Park duplex – for their retirement

St. Paul empty nesters move back into their first home – a Prospect Park duplex – for their retirement
When they bought their Minneapolis duplex in 1984, Marilyn and Steve Peltier imagined that it would play out this way: They'd live in one of the units for a few years and fix it up. When they needed more space, they'd move and rent out both units.But it turns out there was another chapter to the story: The couple, now retired, have moved back into the Prospect Park duplex — three decades after ...

"It's not what people think when they think of downsizing," Marilyn said."We wanted to stay and live in the city," said Marilyn."We originally thought of this as a transition plan," Marilyn said."There would have to be a very good reason for us to leave here," said Marilyn.

"One of our renters called it the 'treehouse' because it feels like we're in the trees," said Marilyn.There's only one common wall," said Marilyn.

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