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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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2900 SQ. FT of Office space available at Open Book

This is a rare opportunity to locate your business at Open Book the home of Minnesota Center for Book Arts, The Loft Literary Center and Milkweed Editions. Steps from Gold Medal Park, the Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis Riverfront and the new Vikings Stadium. Amenities include Coffee Shop/Cafe, meeting/seminar space available, convenient central location near Blue and Green line LRT, University of Minnesota. Limited onsite parking is available at additional monthly charge. If you are looking for a creative building to locate your office, Open Book is the perfect space. Call 612-215-2572 or email jskifter@openbookmn.org for more info.
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The Doorway For Massage Therapy, Bodywork & Better Health

is now open in the Lower Level of Open Book. To make an appointment go to www.thedoorwayforbetterhealth.com, click on the appointment tab or call 612-619-0881. The Doorway specializes in anatomically specific deep tissue massage to fix your aches and pains. They also offer massage and other services to relax and restore your body. Currently they are running a new customer first time Special- $45.00 for a 1 hour massage. We wish David and his staff all the best in 2013!
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Open Book Now on FaceBook

Keep up to date with all the happenings at Open Book on our new FaceBook page. The building's arts tenants – Open Book, The Loft Literary Center, Milkweed Editions, and Minnesota Center for Book Arts – support, teach, and celebrate the idea and art of the book. Explore the artistic assembly of the pages, covers, and spine, imagine the ideas and characters that create the story, and browse the published and distributed finished product through these one-of-a-kind organizations at Open Book.
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Open Book Website Wins Prestigious Award

The Open Book website has been honored with a creative award from a prestigious organization that judges design and marketing communication effectiveness. 2010 Silver Award The International Davey Awards The Davey Awards honor the “Davids” of creativity, the finest small firms, agencies and companies. David defeated the giant Goliath with a big idea and a little rock - the sort of thing small firms do each year. The annual International Davey Awards honors the achievements of the "Creative Davids" who derive their strength from big ideas, rather than big budgets. The Open Book website was designed, donated and is maintained by CRC Marketing Solutions, a Minneapolis integrated marketing communications agency. The Davey Awards is sanctioned and judged by the International Academy o
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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.
mpr.org
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twincities.com

Leveraging Investments in Creativity and MetLife Foundation Recognize Open Book

Open Book in Minneapolis, Minn. received a $10,000 award in recognition of the exemplary collaboration among its founders, three independent nonprofit organizations – The Loft Literary Center, Milkweed Editions, and Minnesota Center for Book Arts – who pooled their resources to form a vibrant literary arts center.
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Open Book Lauded by New York Times as Key Catalyst for the Revitalization of Washington Avenue Neighborhood

After the city tried and failed to revamp Washington Avenue between the University of Minnesota and downtown Minneapolis as its own Silicon Alley, it took three literary arts organizations devoted to the book to revitalize a neighborhood known best for sprawling parking lots and empty warehouses.
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