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Andersen Building


540 Cedar Street
St. Paul, MN 55155
Hours of Operation: 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM
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The building is located on Cedar Street. Public and disabled accessibility is at front entrance on Cedar Street.

Parking Information
Metered parking is located on all streets surrounding the building. Limited parking for visitors and visitors with disabilities is available in the Andersen Ramp, attached to the Elmer L. Andersen Human Services Building. Visitors can park in one of the spaces on the first level of the ramp for up to four hours and pay at a self-service machine located near the ramp elevators.

Andersen ramp parkers enter and exit the ramp from Minnesota Street, which is a one-way street heading northbound. The ramp’s second lane is the entrance for visitor parking, visitor with disabilities parking and three larger parking spots for three DHS employees with disabilities who need the added space for side entry into their vehicles.

All visitors must register at the information desk in the Andersen Building lobby. Regular ramp hours are 4:00 AM - 9:00 PM.

For contract parking, please contact:
Admin Plant Management Service Line at 651-201-2300

Access Information
The loading dock is located on the north side of the building, enter off 11th Street.

Building Occupants/Tenants
Department of Human Services

Annual Building Tenant Survey
Next building survey available June 2015.

The Andersen Grand Cafe 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

Building Area
412,012 square feet

Key Contact Information
Admin Plant Management Service Line: 651-201-2300
Building Manager: Gene Peterman