Malcolm Moos Health Sciences Tower

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Malcolm Moos Health Sciences Tower
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General information
Architectural style Brutalist
Location Minneapolis, Minnesota
Address 515 Delaware Street SE
Country United States
Coordinates 44°58′24″N 93°13′53″W / 44.9733°N 93.2314°W / 44.9733; -93.2314Coordinates: 44°58′24″N 93°13′53″W / 44.9733°N 93.2314°W / 44.9733; -93.2314
Elevation 260 meters[1]
Groundbreaking 1971
Completed 1974
Owner University of Minnesota
Height 90 meters[1]
Technical details
Floor count 17

Moos Tower is a building on the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is named after Malcolm Moos who was president of the University from 1967 to 1974. Inside Moos Tower are labs and faculty offices for the College of Dentistry and a Caribou Coffee with a designated study lounge.

Moos Tower is an example of Brutalist architecture.

History[edit]

Moos Tower was designed by Architectural Collaborative, Cerny and Associates, HGA, Setter Leach and Lindstrom in the mid-1970s.[2] The impressive concrete style was designed to convey a sense of power and perspective[citation needed]. Moos Tower is currently the tallest building on the University's campus.[3]

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