A significant architectural and cultural landmark since 1915, Sumner Library was freshly renovated and expanded in 2004. It's now a state-of-the-art, fully accessible library with a strong collection of books, media, and community resources.
· Built 1915
· Expanded in 1927, 1939, and 2004
· Minneapolis Historic Preservation Commission historic designation and listed on National Register of Historic Places
· Two levels; 14, 600 sq. ft.; parking lot entered from
Sedimentary by Seitu Jones and George Roberts highlighting cultural heritage through wood and words.
· Gary N. Sudduth African American History and Culture Collection
· Cargill Room and Nellie Stone Johnson Room for gatherings