Mayor Rybak, Glen Taylor to Announce Sensible Solution for Target Center

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak and City Council President Barbara Johnson will join Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor, Target Center representatives and downtown Minneapolis business representatives in announcing a sensible, sustainable Minnesota solution for renovating Target Center. The proposed renovation will cost considerably less than replacing the existing facility and will extend its life another two decades.

Mayor R.T. Rybak
City Council President Barbara Johnson
Glen Taylor, Owner, Minnesota Timberwolves
Steve Mattson, General Manager of Target Center
Downtown Minneapolis business representatives

TOMORROW: Tuesday, February 1, 2011, 1:00 p.m.

Target Center, main ticket lobby — enter off 1st Ave. N.
600 1st Ave. N., Minneapolis 55402

The City of Minneapolis-owned Target Center, the 28th-busiest building in the United States, is a statewide asset that is used by people from all 87 Minnesota counties and generates over $100 million in economic impact a year, as well as $10-15 million in taxes paid mostly to the State of Minnesota. At 21 years old, it is the 4th-oldest facility in the country that is home to an NBA team.
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