Project of the Month

Eye-Catching Minneapolis Building

Night View of Traditional Awnings with Back lighting in Minneapolis

It is hard to miss the Conga Latin Bistro at the corner of East Hennepin Avenue and 5th Street NE. Known for authentic Spanish-Latin cuisine and a lively dance scene, the exterior of the building matches the energy found within. Painted a vibrant red with gray accents, the door and windows feature bright yellow awnings…

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Half Barrel Canopy Over Apartment Entryway

Half Barrel Canopy over Apartment Building Entrance

St. Paul has a new affordable-housing development opening this fall at the Weyerhaeuser Lumber site. The 121-units at Millberry Apartments are targeted to renters earning no more than 60 percent of area median income. Amenities include a community room, modern fitness center, underground heated parking and more. The exterior of the building is composed of…

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Standing Seam Awning Over Employee Entrance

Standing Seam Awning

Standing seams awnings are a durable, modern awning solution. They get their name from the “seams” that stand up along the face of the awning (see below). Made of powdered coated sheet metal and installed onto a welded steel frame, Acme Awning’s standing seam awning not only looks great, but can also withstand Minnesota’s snowy…

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Serum’s Bar & Grill

Serum's Bar with awnings on the front and side of the building

Serum’s Bar & Grill, located in Anoka, MN, has been a customer of Acme Awning’s for many years. Classic window awnings and a traditional style A awning, all with a scalloped valances, on the front of the building fits with the overall small town look and feel of downtown Anoka. The light colored brick is…

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Before & After in Minneapolis

Changing or adding new awnings can give your building a whole new look. When the owner of this building at 35th and Bloomington Ave. in Minneapolis asked for a more modern look, Acme Awning installed traditional stationary style awnings in place of their cascade style (popular in the 70’s and 80’s). Contact us today to…

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