Leamington Municipal Transit Hub
City of Minneapolis
838,647 sq. ft.
Opened in January 1992, the Leamington Transit Hub is a multi-modal facility used for both public parking and a bus station. It is a cast-in-place, post-tensioned garage. Entrance ramps are provided for cars and buses along 10th and 11th Streets South. The ramp is an eight level ramp with a total of 838,647 sq. ft. and 2,020 spaces. The Leamington Municipal Ramp is directly connected to the Minneapolis Hilton & Towers by a skyway bridging 2nd Avenue South. The Leamington Hotel, which stood on the eastern half of this block, was demolished to construct this parking ramp and
The Leamington Transit Hub has a computerized revenue control system tied via telephone lines to the Minneapolis Parking System central computer. There is also a state-of-the-art security system, including 142 closed-circuit TV cameras, 136 audio surveillance stations, and video recorders for 24-hour monitoring of every vehicle entering or exiting the ramp. The glass-walled command center was designed for high visibility. The project received the 1993 Award of Excellence from IMPC.