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Federal Building, Minneapolis

Exterior shot of the Minneapolis Federal Building212 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 blocks of the Minneapolis U.S. Courthouse and several state and city government buildings. 

A Department of State Passport Office is housed in the building. If you have questions for the Passport Office, visit or call 1-877-487-2778.

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.

Public Hours and Access The building is open to the public 8 a.m.– 4 p.m. Monday through Friday (except federal holidays), but 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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