Minnesota Historical Society Building
The Minnesota Judicial Center seen from the roof of the State Capitol
|Location||690 Cedar Street|
Saint Paul, Minnesota
|Architect||Clarence H. Johnston, Sr.|
|NRHP reference No.||73000994|
|Added to NRHP||March 20, 1973|
The Minnesota Judicial Center, adjacent to the State Capitol, houses the state's Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, as well as the Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals and the state law library. Its address is 25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd., Saint Paul, Minnesota.
It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Minnesota Historical Society Building, as it was built for that institution. In 1992, the Minnesota Historical Society moved to a new building nearby, the Minnesota History Center.
The neoclassical front of the building has eight two-story Ionic columns of granite. Above them are Roman numerals representing the establishment of the Minnesota Historical Society in 1849 and the year the building was completed, 1917. It was dedicated on May 11, 1918, the sixtieth anniversary of statehood.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. January 23, 2007.
- "History of the Minnesota Historical Society". Archived from the original on 2013-01-23. Retrieved 2008-03-24.
- Nord, Mary Ann (2003). The National Register of Historic Places in Minnesota. Minnesota Historical Society. ISBN 0-87351-448-3.
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