Janet Moore of the Star Tribune posted the following article the front page of Saturday's business section...see below for updates on what you can expect to see at the corner of 8th & Hennepin
The sculpture is crafted from two carved pieces of stone salvaged from the Metropolitan building, a downtown Minneapolis icon that was torn down in the 1960s, as well as Kasota stone salvaged from demolished railroad underpasses at what is now Target Field. Mojsilov will hang the massive stones together with thin steel rods.
|Kyndell Harkness, Star Tribune|
Shea will occupy about 8,000 square feet of the two-story building, including a portion of the first floor and the second floor. Original stone on the exterior and terrazzo floors inside have been restored, and the rest of the building got a complete overhaul, the firm said.
The quirky newsstand closed in 2007 when owner Robert Weisberg ran into legal troubles.