State Historic Preservation Office

Northstar Center

Name of Property: Northstar Center
City or Vicinity: Minneapolis
County: Hennepin County
State: MN
Name of Photographer: Jessica Berglin
Date of Photographs: July 2015

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South (left) and east (right) facades of the hotel, located in the southeast corner of the Northstar Center, looking northwest.

View of the Northstar Center along South Seventh Street, looking northwest.

West (left) and south (right) facades of the Cargill Building, located in the southwest corner of the Northstar Center, looking northeast.

North wall (center) and west facade (right) of the Cargill Building behind a low-rise condominium building with a curtainwall penthouse and a skyway that are not part of the Northstar Center, looking southeast.

North (left) and west (right) walls of the parking garage and the office addition to the Pillsbury Building, looking southeast.

North (right) and east (left) facades of the Pillsbury Building, looking southwest.

Historical commercial space in the southeast corner of the Northstar Center, looking northwest.

Commercial storefronts and 1963 skyway along South Seventh Street, looking northwest.

Pedestrian arcade recessed behind ramp to parking garage along South Seventh Street, looking east.

Storefront openings and non-historic skyway along Second Avenue South, looking northeast.

Rooftop courtyard with the Cargill Building to the left, the hotel to the right, and the windowless wall of the Pillsbury Building in the background, looking north.

View of hotel tower with historic North Star sculpture, looking southeast.

Historic entrance on South Seventh Street with typical historic metal doors, looking northwest.

Basement elevator lobby with historic wall and floor finishes, looking east.

Cargill Building elevator lobby on the first floor, looking southwest.

Pillsbury Building elevator lobby on the first floor, looking northwest.

Historic escalators in the retail arcade, looking south.

Retail arcade on the first floor, looking southeast.

Retail arcade on the first floor, looking northeast.

Retail arcade on the first floor, looking south.

Seventh-floor hotel lobby, with stairs and doorway to Pillsbury Building in the background, looking north.

Corridor connecting the seventh-floor hotel lobby to the Cargill Building, looking west.

Hotel banquet room with historic bar and wood-paneled walls, looking southeast.

Hotel banquet room with historic fireplace, mantel, and bookcases, looking northwest.

Typical hotel corridor, looking north.

Typical office space in the Cargill Building, looking south.

Typical office space in the Pillsbury Building, looking west.

   

Parapet set back from the east wall of the Pillsbury Building, looking north.