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Nicollet Mall Station — Public Art

Each station along the Blue Line not only has public art but each architectural design team included an artist.

This station was designed by Elness Swenson Graham, architects
Thomas Rose, architectural design team artist

People affectionately refer to this station as “the roller coaster.”  The architecture makes an artistic statement with a playful, urban feel that conveys a sense of energy.  The dynamic wave of the roof is echoed by cast concrete benches on the platform.  The illuminated station offers a lively image from office towers above as well as below at street level.

Image of public art at the METRO Blue Line Nicollet Mall Station.


Small Kindnesses: Weather Permitting

Please turn the wheel #11

Thanks a million #28

Ring the bell and see #19

Hit the bell! #1

by Janet Zweig

Interactive stainless-steel boxes with audio and video stories about “weather” and “courtesy.”

For more images, history and information about the artist, click on this link.

Image of public art at the METRO Blue Line Nicollet Mall Station.

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