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Ameriprise Operations Center | Minneapolis, MN

  • Serves the financial arm of American Express.
  • This 6 story building covers an entire city block.
  • It is owned by Ameriprise, formerly IDS and formerly American Express.
  • It houses their computer center, IT staff, and business operations.
  • It is built as a building within a building.
  • The inner building has large steel plates that can drop down over the windows in the event of a tornado or other issue.
  • There are 4 railroad locomotive engines on the roof for backup power, with 2 running at any given time.
  • There is also a huge diesel tank under the building to supply fuel to the generators.

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