Minneapolis Central Library

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    View of Exterior - Grass Roof Section
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Cesar Antonio Pelli (was created by)
May 20, 2006
North and Central America->United States->Minnesota->Hennepin (county)->Minneapolis
The new Minneapolis Central Library is a 353,000 square-foot building featuring a five story glass-enclosed galleria flanked by plazas on Hennepin and Nicollet. The library has a raised floor, loft-like spaces and no interior load-bearing walls. The two levels of below-grade parking total 140,000 square feet.

Keywords: United States, Minnesota, Hennipin County, Minneapolis, public libraries.
Submitted by: Robert Wandel, AIA.
2000s (2000 - 2009)