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Federal Building, Minneapolis

Medium street-level shot of the Minneapolis Federal Building front entrance with restored bronze doors212 Third Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55401
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The three-story Federal Building in Minneapolis, Minn., was first constructed for use as a U.S. Post Office in 1913 and transformed into a federal office building in the 1930s. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Minneapolis Federal Building covers one square block and is within a few blocks of the Minneapolis U.S. Courthouse and several state and city government buildings. 

Property Manager: Denise McCormick

For more building information or service calls, contact the Minneapolis Federal Building Service Desk using the information in the top right box of this page. For other federal government information, call 1-800-FED-INFO.

Key Tenants The building houses offices for both the Department of State – Passport and the National Labor Relations Board. If you have questions for the Passport Office, visit or call 1-877-487-2778.

Public Hours and Access Though the building is open to the public 8 a.m.– 4 p.m. Monday through Friday (except federal holidays), each tenant agency has its own public hours. Handicapped access is located at the front of the building via a lift.

Parking and Public Transportation The on-site parking lot, located to the rear of the building, is for contract parking only. However, the area surrounding the Minneapolis Federal Building has many public parking options. Public transportation is within walking distance via the Metro Blue Line (formerly Hiawatha Light Rail).

History and Architectural Features The building's Neo-Classical Style is evident in the two-story Greek Corinthian columns that line the building's exterior. The north, south, and east elevations of the building are clad in granite while the west elevation is clad in brick.

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Minneapolis Federal Building Property Management Office
(612) 334-4164

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Minnesota-Wisconsin Service Center (Minnesota Office 2)
(612) 334-4161

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