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Peavey Plaza

Name of Property:
City or Vicinity: Minneapolis
County: Hennepin County
State: MN
Name of Photographer: Penny Petersen
Date of Photographs: August 9, 2012

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Peavey Plaza looking south from the corner of Nicollet Mall and South Eleventh Street. The flagpoles are in the right foreground.

Peavey Plaza looking south from the corner of Nicollet Mall and South Eleventh Street. The flagpoles are in the right foreground.

Peavey Plaza looking south from a terrace parallel to Nicollet Mall. Examples of new retaining walls and plantings added to the plaza.
Photographer: Charlene Roise.
Date Photographed: July 15, 2004.

Peavey Plaza looking northeast from the corner of Nicollet Mall and South Twelfth Street. The stainless-steel and concrete fountain, as well as original concrete bollards, are in the center.

Peavey Plaza looking north-northwest from South Twelfth Street. View of terraces with historic plantings, circular planters, and concrete bollards. The large fountain is in the left background.

Peavey Plaza looking northwest from South Twelfth Street. View of new retaining block walls in the foreground. Historic terraces, accessible ramp, benches, and plantings are in the background.

Peavey Plaza looking northwest from the pool level. View of the historic steps and terraces leading up to Nicollet Mall from the dry pool. The smaller stainless-steel and concrete fountain is in the left background. Historic concrete bollards run along the edge of the pool. Property owned by the Minnesota Orchestra Association is in the right background.

Peavey Plaza looking north from the pool level. View of the historic steps leading up to Nicollet Mall from the dry pool. The bosque of Honeylocust trees is in the background. Property owned by the Minnesota Orchestra Association is in the right background.

Peavey Plaza looking west from the pool level. View of the historic terraces and steps leading up to Nicollet mall from the filled pool. Non-historic retaining walls are interspersed amongst terraces and original benches. The YWCA is in the background.

Peavey Plaza looking southwest from the pool level. View of the historic dry pool in the foreground. The historic stainless-steel and concrete fountain is in the center background. Westminster Presbyterian Church is in the left background.

Peavey Plaza looking southwest from the pool level. Closer view of the multiple levels of the large fountain. The stainless-steel pipes are in the center background and the YWCA is visible in the right background.

Peavey Plaza looking southeast from the pool level. View of the historic terraces, staircases, and accessible ramp leading up to South Twelfth Street. The benches, circular planters, bollards, and plantings are all historic. Orchestra Hall is in the background.

 

Peavey Plaza looking southeast from a terrace level. View of the original sloped landscape beds with original plantings. Westminster Presbyterian Church is in the background.

Peavey Plaza looking southeast. View of the historic planters and concrete surfaces.