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Open Book | Directions, Parking, and Hours
Open Book is located at 1011 Washington Avenue South in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Get directions, parking information, and hours.
Open Book is located at 1011 Washington Avenue South in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Open Book
is located at

1011 Washington Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota
55415

(612) 215-2650

Parking

Free parking is first come, first served in the Open Book lot on the east side of the building. Other options include meters along 10th, 11th, and Washington Avenues and 3rd Street South; the Riverfront Municipal Ramp (212 9th Avenue South); and the Mill Quarter Ramp (711 2nd Street South).

Accessibility

Open Book is fully accessible with handicap parking, handicap accessible bathrooms, elevators to all floors, and other services available as requested. Please contact Open Book if you have any questions regarding accessibility.

Hours

Monday through Saturday, 8 am to 8 pm
Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm
Tenants' hours may vary.
Open Book is located at 1011 Washington Avenue South in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Open Book Turns 10

Just a decade ago, Open Book opened its doors as the first literary and book arts center of its kind in the nation. Since then, the creative energy of the building has not only attracted readers, writers, artists, and passersby to explore the space and see what the tenant literary organizations have to offer, but Open Book has also spurred the rapid development of a once-run-down neighborhood. Learn more about 10 inspiring years devoted to the book, covered by local Minnesota presses.

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Open Book would not be where it is today without the contributions of generous donors and funders who believe in a home for the literary and book arts. Take a moment to page through the donor book in the Jay Cowles Literary Commons.

"Supporting Open Book was supporting individual artists, supporting mid-sized groups, supporting the kind of activity that creates the fabric and texture and depth that make this place worth living in."
– Open Book Donor

 
Stairs to nowhere and a tapestry created from original wallpaper create a beautiful juxtaposition of old and new. Subtle hints of history give the space a raw, imaginative vibe. Sit, relax, soak it all in.

"Unwrapping the building revealed a narrative in architecture, traces of earlier occupations and uses that could become embodied in the new building."
– Garth Rockcastle, chief architect