West End Retail
St. Louis Park, MN
This project includes an outdoor retail mall over a below-grade 500 car parking garage. There are 300,000 square feet of precast double tee deck supporting the retail buildings, outdoor commons areas, and truck delivery drive lanes. A two level, total precast concrete structure providing space for eight big screen theaters, restaurants and retail. The theater is located at the second level, the floor of which is composed of long span precast double tees with the capacity to support the stadia seat framing and also providing a heavy concrete mass as not to allow any noticeable vibrations. The street level is clear and open with minimal columns, boasting twenty foot high ceilings. This space is a perfect atmosphere for upscale dinning; the exterior is architectural precast insulated wall panels with a thin-brick concrete finish, giving the building a old downtown city look.