But the building has been so remodeled, including changing itsdistinctive exterior, and wouldneed be further remodeled in thefuture. Millett concludes there's little left to save. Its tenant,the Guthrie, hopes to move to a new theater complex on theMinneapolis riverfront by 2005. The neighboring Walker Art Center,which owns the Guthrie building, wants to raze it to make way foran ambitious $90-million expansion. The Minneapolis City Councilholds the ultimate fate of the building, and Millett anticipates itwill approve a permit request from the Walkerto tear it down.

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