Cyclorama

Almost 4 stories high and 400 feet around the Minneapolis Cyclorama was built to display a giant, painted spectacle of the Battle of Atlanta. Construction on the building, located at Fifth and Marquette began in 1885. The huge canvas was the project of German artist, William Wehner, who set out …

The First National Bank Building

Music by Muzak at the First National Bank of Minneapolis The Second tallest structure in the Minneapolis skyline is the first national bank building> This progressive organization selected music by Muzak to complement their modern approach to banking. With its handsome façade of gleaming metal and glass the 28 story …

The Metropolitan Bank Building

Designed by the Minneapolis architectural and engineering firm of Hewitt and Brown, construction on the 13 story Northstar East building began in 1916. An early downtown home for the Pillsbury Corporation, the Art Nouveau office tower was completed the following year. The building was eventually renamed The Metropolitan Bank Building. …