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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Upgrade Your Outdoor Space

Motorized Louvered Roof

With the snow piled up around us, it may be hard to believe that warmer weather is just around the corner. After an incredibly snowy winter many of us are itching to get back outside to enjoy the warm and sunny days Spring and Summer offer. Whether we spend time at our favorite restaurant patio,…

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Before & After in Belle Plaine

Belle Plaine After

About 40 minutes southwest of Minneapolis along Hwy 169 sits the lovely city of Belle Plaine. Situated along the Minnesota river, this quintessential small town has a rich history and a steadily growing population. Named by Minnesota Territorial Supreme Court Judge Andrew Chatfield in 1853, Belle Plaine is French for “Beautiful Prairie.” Along with the…

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Aluminum Awnings: A Durable Classic

As you drive through the neighborhoods of Minneapolis and St. Paul (and a few metro suburbs), you will see homes with traditional aluminum awnings and door canopies, or hoods. These classic, distinctive awnings are a permanent decorative addition that can be customized to complement any style window or doorway. Acme Awning has long offered horizontal-design,…

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‘Tis the Season

This past week Minnesota has taken a deep dive into winter weather with below-average temperatures, snowy days, and cold winds. We are also approaching the bustling holiday season, when restaurants and shops stay busy with customers going in and out all day. The traffic is great for businesses, but with it often comes snow, ice,…

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Fresh Look for St. Paul Staple

Midway Books at University

Midway Used & Rare Books sits at the busy intersection of University and Snelling Avenues, “midway” between St. Paul and Minneapolis and right along the LRT green line. Established in 1965, the store serves readers, collectors, scholars, educators and more. The current owners, Tom and Kathy Stransky, have always loved books and jumped at the…

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Large Entrance Canopy – Lake Minnetonka Shores

Custom Entry Canopy MN

Acme Awning works on jobs both big and small, and recently had the opportunity to build and install a rather large entrance canopy over the main driveway at the Lake Minnetonka Shores community. Stretching out nearly 30 feet to cover the full drive, and spanning about 16 feet over the entrance doors, this project requires…

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