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Minneapolis Central Library

Project: Minneapolis Central Library
Architect of Record: Architectural Alliance
Design Architect: Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects - New Haven, CT
Artist: Lita Albuquerque
Waterjet Fabricator: Creative Edge - Fairfield, IA
Contractor:
 Twin City Tile & Marble
Award:
2007 Honor Award for Excellence in Masonry, Design & Construction

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Minneapolis Central Library::315

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Minneapolis Central Library::315

Sylvia Gold limestone from Egypt provides warmth, character and optimal performance for this grand civic building.

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Minneapolis Central Library::315

"Ripple Effect," the stone and glass artwork, was inspired by the city's name ("minne" means water in the Dakota language).

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Minneapolis Central Library::315

The five rings represent the rippling effect achieved by throwing a stone into water.

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