Twin Cities Architecture

Capella Tower

Formerly known as 225 South Sixth
U.S. Bancorp Place
First Bank Place
225 South Sixth Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402
Basic Information
Designed by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
Type Skyscraper
Floors: 56
Maximum height 776 feet/233 meters
Neighborhood: Downtown Minneapolis
More Information
  • Height to roof: 731 feet
  • Height to top of decorative crown: 776 feet
  • This building was designed by James Ingo Freed.
  • At the time of its completion, this building was 774 feet to the top of the crown. Adjustments made to the crown later increased the height to 776 feet.
  • 1989: Construction begins.
  • 1992: Construction ends.
  • 2006: This building is sold for $245,000,000.