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.READ MORE: Hastings Community Rallies In Support Of Child Outed As Transgender As Part Of School Board Election
Peavey Plaza, which opened in 1975, is the Modernist urban plaza designed by landscape architect M. Paul Friedberg.READ MORE: Some Winter Equipment In Short Supply As Snowfall Heads For Minnesota
“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.MORE NEWS: How Minnesotans Can 'Winterize' Their Vehicles For Winter Driving
There are more than 88,000 sites on the National Register and less than 2,500 have significance in landscape architecture.