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Peavey Plaza

1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2406
+1 612-673-2427
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Used to be better

I used to bring my lunch here, sit on the steps and enjoy myself. I haven't been here for a... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2015
AndyB5542
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Right next door

Used to be a haven for downtown, outside, city life (fountains, reflection pools, waterfalls, ice... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2015
jcwbesq
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible10%
3 Sep 2015
“Used to be better”
25 May 2015
“Right next door”
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1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2406
Downtown
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+1 612-673-2427
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Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

I used to bring my lunch here, sit on the steps and enjoy myself. I haven't been here for a while. The fountain and pool have been shut down and drained of water. The flower beds are ok, but not maintained the best. The trees...More

1  Thank AndyB5542
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

Used to be a haven for downtown, outside, city life (fountains, reflection pools, waterfalls, ice rink, grandstand, meditation spot, etc.), but has also become tired. Orchestra Hall has been revamped, but Peavy Plaza has been left behind. Needs a new water system, copper pipes, cleaning...More

Thank jcwbesq
Reviewed 17 November 2012

Live music during the summer. Visually pleasing. Take note of all the colorful characters you will see on the Nicollet Mall side. If you are lucky you will see an actual arrest made by the Minneapolis or Metro Transit Police.

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 12 October 2012

Peavey Plaza is a nationally recognized award-winning landscape. It is the first park plaza of its kind in the U. S. The magnificent water fall and the water that cascades, flows and stands is the most outstanding feature. A tree-filled water park with a descent...More

2  Thank MinneapolisTrish
Reviewed 10 October 2012

Listen to music there in the summer, and enjoy the farmer's market too. We got married there ... it is a public park, so all we needed was a (free) city permit. I'm so happy with my choice.

1  Thank ALA613
Reviewed 3 August 2012

Not really much to see here, unless you like observing pan-handlers. This concrete monstrosity would seem more in place in cold-war Russia than downtown Minneapolis. It also has not been maintained terribly well. So, unless you are shooting an amateur reboot of 'A Clockwork Orange"...More

Thank bgovern
Reviewed 2 July 2012

Unfortunately this place is going to be torn down, so it wasn't looking its best.

Thank Donna L
Reviewed 25 June 2012

Should be shut down due to it being used as homeless/99% housing. These people are ruining the park for others.

Thank Annon785
Reviewed 20 June 2012

This is one perk of working downtown! So much fun stuff happening here regularly. Nice to have a park in the middle of business

Thank kristin F
Reviewed 17 June 2012

I love Peavy Plaza during Summerfest. There is so much life on that end of the Nicollet Mall, with open air music, outdoor seating and great people watching. Fun for people of all ages.

Thank EllenD481
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