Central Station Vertical

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Central Station Vertical

Connected Skyways
Bridge 24 (South) – 1981
Bridge 29 (Southwest) – 1982
Bridge 44 (South) – 2001
Bridge 49 (South) – 2001

Skyway Adjacent Buildings
Alliance Bank Center (North)
Saint Paul Athletic Club (Southwest)
Capitol City Ramp/MN Building (South)

56 E 5th St, St. Paul, MN, 55101
Built: 2014
Floors: 2
Total Sq.Ft: N/A
Parking: N/A
Owner: Metro Transit
Management Company:
Security Company: Transit Police
Security Contact: 651-291-1111

Full Skyway Map

Easement Agreements

Skyway 24 (1 of 2)(PDF)
Skyway 24 (2 of 2) (PDF)
Skyway 29 (1 of 2) (PDF)
Skyway 29 (2 of 2) (PDF)
Skyway 44 Agreement (PDF)
Skyway 49 Agreement (PDF)

Old Bank & Athletic Club Skyway Level (Bank replaced by Central Station Vertical) (Bridge 24 doc)
Old Bank & Athletic Club Skyway Level (Bank replaced by Central Station Vertical) (Bridge 29 doc)
Detail of Bridge 43, 44, & 49. Central Station was constructed to connect to the northern end (Bridge 44 doc)
Detail of Bridge 49. Central Station was constructed to connect to the northern end (Bridge 44 doc)

Questions

Is there an updated easement agreement for the Central Station Vertical? (Owned by Metro Transit, I’m guessing no since it’s a public facility)


Bridges

A comprehensive guide to the climate controlled city owned bridges that make the skyway the skyway. 

Buildings

Essentially the same information presented in the bridges section, only sorted by building.

Access
FUTURE SECTION

Why is this door locked? Where ARE the doors? How do I get in? How do I get OUT? Skyway access is one of the more perplexing aspects of the DtStP Skyway.

Wayfinding
FUTURE SECTION

Getting from A to B can be quite an undertaking. There are maps and signs in every building but how helpful are they and what does improving them mean?


Immediate Action Items:

Bridges:

  • Determine what content is most valuable
  • Go through agreements and add any additional buildings included
  • Get consistent photos for all skyway bridges
  • Compile information in a spreadsheet/database

Long-Term Action Items:

  • Redraw easements to modern technology standards (or submit a request that DSI do it?)
  • Obtain hi-res skway level building maps and integrate with bridges and access maps, creating a SUPERmap.
  • Add a comprehensive buildings section to the mix, including all spaces vacant and occupied.
  • Integrate database with comprehensive DtStP database.

Potential Related Projects?

DtStP Database

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