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Andersen Building

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Andersen Building
540 Cedar St.
Saint Paul, MN 55155

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Hours of Operation: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday

The building is located on the corner of Cedar and 11th Streets. Public and disability access is at the front entrance on Cedar Street.

All visitors must register at the information desk in the Andersen Building lobby.

How to Get Here

  • There are three (3) Light Rail stations located in the Capitol Complex including the 10th Street Station, just west of the Andersen Building. Click here for stop locations.
  • There are many parking facilities on the complex that include pay stations for visitor parking. Click here for more information. 
  • Long term parking contracts are also available. Click here for more information.

Access Information

The loading dock is located on the north side of the building, enter off 11th Street. Loading dock can accommodate straight trucks only; no semi-tractor trailers.

Building Occupants/Tenants

Department of Human Services

Annual Building Tenant Survey

The next building survey will take place June 2017.


The Andersen Café is located to the north of the main entrance. Operating hours are Monday - Friday, 6:30 AM - 1:30 PM. Catering service is available from Taher Capitol Complex Dining Services at 651-224-3004.

Year Built/Architect

2005/BWBR Architects

The building was named after Elmer L. Andersen, Minnesota's 30th Governor.

Building Area

412,012 square feet

Key Contact Information

Admin Facilities Management Service Line: 651-201-2300
Building Manager: Gene Peterman

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