MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Pillsbury sign that went dark and was removed will soon be restored to its berth overlooking the Mississippi river.
The “Pillsbury’s Best Flour” sign was taken down in 2014 while crews worked to restore the Pillsbury A-Mill complex, which is being turned into lofts.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: As Cases Dwindle, Community Spread Now Prime Source Of New Infections
Starting next week, cranes will return the roughly 150-pound letters one-by-one to their former place atop the building.READ MORE: Sheriff: Missing 16-Year-Old Was Last Seen North Of Grand Rapids
“This is an exciting milestone for us,” project developer Owen Metz said. “We’ve done a huge amount of work preserving the iconic landmark and restoring these buildings to their original character. Now we have a chance to restore the skyline of the St. Anthony Main area and the city of Minneapolis.”MORE NEWS: Driver Hospitalized After Car Hits Tree In Central Minnesota
The process will take about a week to finish. The lights will now be LED.