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Elmer L. Andersen Library

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Identification

Elmer L. Andersen Library
264788

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Structure in General

low-rise building
existing [completed]
steel
brick
dark red
modernism

Usages

library (educational) university office

Facts

  • The library stands above a massive underground archive known as the Minnesota Library Access Center.
  • This archive is carved out of sandstone and shale, with a ceiling of limestone. The cavern is over 600 feet long, 70 feet high, and features 106,000 square feet of storage.
  • The archive entrance for semi trailers is at the base of the bluff, accessible from West River Parkway along the Mississippi River.
  • Temperatures inside are maintained at 62 degrees Fahrenheit with 50% relative humidity, ideal conditions for the storage of manuscripts, books, film, and videotape.

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Location

222 21st Avenue South
222 21st Avenue South
55454
U of M
University
Minneapolis
Minnesota
U.S.A.

Technical Data

49.59 ft
4
3
2000

Involved Companies


Cass Gilbert

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