MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Downtown Minneapolis’ Peavey Plaza has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places, The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) announced Thursday.

The designation was made official on Jan. 14.

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Peavey Plaza, which opened in 1975, is the Modernist urban plaza designed by landscape architect M. Paul Friedberg.

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“Peavey Plaza’s National Register designation is a victory of Paul Friedberg’s brilliant design, for Modernist landscape architecture and further undermines the City of Minneapolis’ ill-advised demolition plans,” said Charles A. Birnbaum, TCLF founder and president.

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There are more than 88,000 sites on the National Register and less than 2,500 have significance in landscape architecture.