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The Guthrie on the River

The Guthrie on the River | Minneapolis, MN

  • A 250,000 SF facility with three areas of performance
  • The Thrust Theater contains 1,100 seats
  • The Proscenium Theater seats 700
  • The Black Box Theater has seating for 250
  • Designed by Jean Nouvel, of Paris, France
  • The 178'-0" cantilevered lobby (The Endless Bridge) is the longest cantilever of occupied space known to exist
  • The Bridge has capacity for approximately 1,650 people to view the Mississsippi River from thirty-five feet above the ground
  • To support the indended loads on the bridge, the structure must resist approximately 15 million pounds of overturning forces!

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