By: Frank Jossi, Finance & Commerce
Last refreshed 30 years ago, Accesso wanted to update the iconic Crystal Court, located at the famed IDS Center in Minneapolis, while maintaining the elements that make such a special part of downtown Minneapolis.
Designed as part of the IDS Center complex, the Crystal Court sits in the middle of the four interlocking buildings and at a …
The welcome but subtle changes to Crystal Court are a towering achievement.
By Rick Nelson, Star Tribune
MARCH 28, 2022
The remodeled Crystal Court in downtown Minneapolis’ IDS Center. COREY GAFFER PHOTOGRAPHY
At first glance, the recently remade IDS Crystal Court doesn’t appear all that different. The key components — trees, seating, water — are still there.
But take a closer look.
“It was like pulling the …
By Naasir Akailvi, Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
January 18, 2022
The restaurant is soft opening throughout January, with plans to expand its hours in February.
Chicago-based restaurant group Infuse Hospitality has opened Noa in IDS Center, filling a sit-down space that's been vacant since before the Covid-19 pandemic upended the Twin Cities dining scene.
Noa, a "California-inspired" restaurant with a kitchen led by Executive …
It's located on the ground floor of the IDS Center.
By MELISSA TURTINEN
January 17, 2022
A California-inspired restaurant is set to open in downtown Minneapolis.
Noa, from Chicago-based Infuse Hospitality, will open for lunch on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 77 S 7th St., on the ground floor of the IDS Center. The space was formerly occupied by Mission American Kitchen and Aquavit.
To start, it'll …
By Dan Rafter
July 28, 2021
For nearly five decades, the Crystal Court in the IDS Center has provided an oasis of trees in the middle of downtown Minneapolis. In November of last year, the Crystal Court was closed for a $5 million renovation, with the urban park inside the 57-story tower reopening in late July.
And less than a full week after …
By Dylan Thomas, Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
July 22, 2021
For anyone looking to gauge the downtown office market’s ability to rebound from the pandemic and last summer’s civil unrest, there may be no more important date upcoming than Tuesday, Sept. 7.
Several major Minneapolis employers, including U.S. Bancorp and Wells Fargo & Co., set the first workday after the Labor Day weekend …
By Brett Hoffland, KSTP
July 22, 2021
Downtown Minneapolis is trying to make a comeback.
Thursday marked the grand reopening of Crystal Court at the IDS Center, one of the city's central gathering spaces. But as the city welcomes back more people, some businesses say there's a long way to go before things are normal again.
"This year has kind of been more of …
By Kelly Busche July 22, 2021
Local leaders celebrated the reopening of the IDC Center’s Crystal Court. Renovations to the urban park included a new infinity pool, updated trees and seating, and the removal of the waterfall. (Submitted photo)
The $5 million renovation of the IDS Center’s Crystal Court has brought modern features to the iconic urban park, which project leaders hope …
At a ceremony on Thursday morning, business and community leaders marked the completion of a $5 million renovation project to the Crystal Court at the base of the skyscraper.
By Dan Niepow July 22, 2021
You might not even realize there’s been a major renovation project at the base of the IDS Center. In some ways, that’s by design.
On Thursday, local leaders …
IDS Center Celebrates Grand Reopening of the Crystal Court
Via a July 22 Press Release from ICR:
Accesso, a fully integrated investment manager and operator of multi-tenant office buildings and multifamily properties, today unveiled the newly renovated Crystal Court, Minneapolis’ central gathering place at the famed IDS Center. The grand reopening ceremony featured remarks from Mayor Jacob Frey and Steve Cramer, President and CEO …