ST PAUL, MN-It’s one of those events that is peculiar to the TwinCities: a ribbon-cutting for the opening of a newskyway. More than 2,000 people, including St. PaulMayor Norm Coleman, attended the reopening of skywaysto Minnesota Life’s new building at 401 Robert St.

Thelinks span Seventh Place to the Golden Rule Building,Robert Street to the existing Minnesota Lifeheadquarters building, Minnesota Street to TownSquare, and Sixth Street to the Firstar Bank Building.

The connections to adjacent buildings have been closedfor more than two years during demolition work on oldbuildings and construction of Minnesota Life’s secondDowntown building, a 14-story structure with 600,000sf.

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