Before & After in NE Minneapolis

Acme Awning can recover most styles of awnings, including large corner canopies such as this one in the Twin Cities, MN

Central Lock & Safe has been in business for over 50 years. This locally owned business is thriving, yet to look at their NE Minneapolis building last fall, a customer may suspect that they were out of business (or close to it)! Their large corner awning was badly faded, portions of the canvas had disintegrated…

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Modernizing an Old Awning in Minneapolis

LeoDaniels new modern backlit awning by Acme Awning of Minneapolis features white canvas with black lettering

By nature, awnings are an environmentally friendly solution (see here and here). Awning covers typically last for many years and we see frames here in the Twin Cities that have been around for decades and decades. So what happens when a business wants a more modern look for their storefront, but prefers to save money…

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Custom Entrance Canopy

Complex Awning Side View

Acme Awning manufactures custom awnings at their Minneapolis location, which allows for an expert level of customization and personalization. When Bibles for Missions rebranded in 2023 to its current name — Legacy Thrift — the Crystal, MN location needed to update their entrance canopy. They also wanted to freshen up the overall look of their…

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Beautiful Exterior for an Interior Design Firm

Custom Awning Close Up

Our featured project for October is the custom awning Acme Awning recently installed for Renae Keller Interior Design (RKID). This award-winning interior design firm updated their storefront on Cedar Lake Road South in Minneapolis. Naturally, a company that focuses on interior design needs to have an exterior that reflects their style. To compliment the dark…

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Before & After: Uptown Pizza

Uptown Pizza New Awning

Uptown Pizza has been a staple in Minneapolis since 1980. Located at the corner of West Lake Street and Grand Avenue South, the restaurant is highly visible at this busy intersection. Unfortunately, their awning had seen better days. Awning material is manufactured to be durable and long-lasting, but given enough time it will eventually start…

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Wind Curtains

Patio Curtains Restaurant

We may be under a heat advisory today in the Twin Cities, but fall is just around the corner. With it will come cool, windy and sometimes wet weather, and winter won’t be far behind. This often means an end to using our outdoor spaces for dining and relaxing. But…it doesn’t have to! Custom wind…

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Aluminum Sunshades in St. Paul

St Paul Sunshades

A recent project took us to Arcade Laundromat in St. Paul for an exterior renovation that included seven new commercial louvered canopies over doors and windows. The customer asked for concealed support canopies with sunshade louvers that would provide a modern and sleek look to compliment the other improvements being made. Acme Awning was pleased…

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Cooks | Bellecour in Edina

Cooks Bellecour Edina

The collaboration of two Twin Cities brands has brought about the launch of Cooks | Bellecour and includes a new location in Edina near 50th and France. During the pandemic, Cooks of Crocus Hill and Bellecour Bakery joined forces to provide opportunities for both businesses. The relationship was a success, and the two companies decided…

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Sidewalk Canopy in Maple Grove

Patio Top by Acme Awning

Minnesotans are known for making the most of all four seasons, but perhaps one of the most enjoyable warmer-weather pleasures is dining outdoors with friends and family. When Rojo took over a restaurant space in the Arbor Lakes area of Maple Grove, they knew they wanted to elevate the outdoor dining area to provide their…

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Versatile Minneapolis Store Front Awning

Fleurs de Lee After with Awning

Acme Awning provides fully customized awnings for the Twin Cities metro and surrounding MN / WI area. Some awnings give a modern feel to the façade of a home or business, while others bring an old world charm to the building. In Minneapolis, our customer at Fleurs de Lee was looking for a more traditional…

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