MINNEAPOLIS PUBLIC WORKS MAINTENANCE FACILITIES
City of Minneapolis
Maintenance, office and staffing facilities for city fleet vehicles
Bringing together function, efficiency and economy, this facility sits on the edges of Minneapolis’ downtown, Royalston and North Loop districts and replaces several shops scattered throughout the city. Consisting of two adjacent properties, the planning approach fragments the buildings down into larger and smaller elements that help to knit together the urban fabric. A diverse and colorful materials palette was utilized to connect the buildings to their surroundings.
These facilities provide for the maintenance and repair of all City of Minneapolis vehicles from automobiles to emergency and other specialized equipment items. Key attention was payed towards providing day-lighting and flexible spaces and zones to accommodate changing needs of the client. Day-lit office spaces offer spectacular views of the downtown skyline and Target Field.