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Architect LHB +Madsen
Contractor Kraus Anderson
Location Minneapolis, MN
Awards 2003 Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Award and the 2003 AlA MN Honor Award
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The renovation and adaptive re-use of the Washburn Mill Annex building included extensive restoration of the exterior masonry, repair of deteriorated concrete beams and slabs and the addition of a new mezzanine level with the large first level space.
The building shared a common wall with the original Washburn Mill which was being converted into the Mill City Museum. Building Code requirements dictated that a method of supporting this building independent of the common wall be constructed.