Minnesota's Legacy

Historic Nicollet Mall Sculpture Clock: Conservation

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$92,948
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
City of Minneapolis (Community Planning & Economic Development)
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
November 2016
End Date
November 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Hennepin
Statewide
Hennepin
Statewide
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$92,948
Direct expenses
$92,948
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Available upon request. Contact grants@mnhs.org

Source of Additional Funds

Available upon request. Contact grants@mnhs.org

Recipient Board Members
Kevin Reich, Cam Gordon, Jacob Frey, Barbara Johnson, Blong Yang, Abdi Warsame, Lisa Goodman, Elizabeth Glidden, Alondra Cano, Lisa Bender, John Quincy, Andrew Johnson, Linea Palmisano
Project Overview

To hire a qualified conservator to restore a significant object in the city's collections.

Project Details

Before and after images of clockThe grant contributed to funds for the conservation treatment of the Historic Nicollet Mall Sculpture Clock. This unique timepiece includes a large Street Clock and a Kinetic Sculpture. The Nicollet Mall Sculpture Clock, which was installed in 1968, is the last remaining element of the respected 1960's historic design for Nicollet Mall by Lawrence Halprin. This timepiece and artwork are unique and distinctive and a well-known and beloved landmark. Over the past 48 years, the clock was kept in continuous operation. The kinetic sculpture operated from 1968 until 2002.

 

 

Project Manager
First Name
Mary
Last Name
Altman
Organization Name
City of Minneapolis (Community Planning & Economic Development)
Street Address
Minneapolis CPED Department, Crown Roller Mill, 105 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 200
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55401
Phone
612-673-3006
Email
mary.altman@minneapolismn.gov