Nicollet Mall granite pavers

Pavers are available on a first come, first served basis to the general public.

Nicollet Mall granite pavers

Who can buy pavers

Granite pavers are available for sale on a first come, first served basis to:

  • The general public
  • City NRP neighborhood organizations
  • Departments
  • Agencies

Who cannot buy pavers

City of Minneapolis employees are not eligible to buy pavers. This is per Minnesota Statute 15.054.

What to know

  • Quantities, sizes, and colors vary.
  • Inventory will not be replaced. 
  • You'll need an appointment to find out what is available.

Pavers information

Please keep in mind these granite pavers are heavy. 

  • Be aware that they can weigh up to 260 pounds each.
  • You can move and select Pavers by hand only - no machinery (fork lifts, skid loaders, etc.,) allowed. 
  • Keep in mind the weight restrictions for your vehicle when loading these Pavers

Nicollet Mall granite for sale article (StarTribune)

The pavers are red, gray, and red/gray.

Size (Inches) Approx. Weight (lbs) Square Feet (SF)   Price   
8  x 12 25 0.75 $3.00
12 x 12 30 1.0 $4.00
12 x 18 45 1.5 $6.00
36 x 36 260 9.0 $36.00
24 x 24 175 4.0  $16.00 
24 x 36 190 6.0 $24.00

How to buy pavers

  1. Complete and sign the purchasing rules form 
  2. Complete and sign the release of liability form
  3. Email, or print and mail both forms to Nicollet Mall granite pavers View the pavers contact information 

Note: Make sure you sign both forms.  

What happens next

  • City staff will contact you to set up an appointment for you to select, load, pay for, and take your granite pavers.  Please allow two business days for someone to contact you.  
  • We are only able to set morning appointments, Monday through Thursday, between the hours of 8 am and 11 am. 
  • If you just want to look, you must complete the forms and set an appointment
  • During your appointment, you can make as many trips back and forth as you'd like, but you have to leave a check for payment each time as that's the only kind of payment we can accept. 

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Contact us

Paving Construction

Nicollet Mall Granite Pavers


Public Works Paving Department
1901 East 26th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Attention: Pavers

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Public Works


City Hall
350 S. 5th St., Room 203
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Office hours

Open to the Public by Appointment