The Gilbert Building

Classically restored office space in the heart of Saint Paul’s most historic area. Designed by Cass Gilbert, one of the most famous architects of the Nineteenth Century, the architect of the Minnesota State Capitol. The Gilbert Building is the latest achievement in Saint Paul’s tradition of historic renovation.


Distinction & Versatility

A distinctive home for your business. The Gilbert Building, an intimate, five-story building with office suites from 500 to 5,000 square feet. A new and exciting part of Saint Paul’s renaissance. The place for your future.



The location of the Gilbert Building provides you quick and easy entrance and egress to and from downtown with three major thoroughfares — Interstate 94, Interstate 35E and the Lafayette Bridge – Highway 52. Enter downtown from any direction. And when the workday is complete, your route to home is no more than two minutes away. Without delay, you’re on your way.

Modern Business Conveniences

IMG_2524_300pxThe Gilbert Building combines the romance and character of turn-of-the-century brick and timber construction with all the amenities of a modern office building.

  • Elegant new lobby
  • 24-hour surveillance & secure building
  • Modern heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Secure restrooms on each floor
  • Handicapped-accessibility
  • Lower Level Event Center
  • On site ceremony room
  • Skyway accessible
  • Comcast available

Next to the building, parking spaces are available for visitors, with metered street parking also available. Long-term parking is accessible at a surface lot and two parking ramps within one block.

The Skyway Connection

IMG_2431_300pxThe Gilbert Building’s skyway connection provides you climate-controlled access to virtually all of downtown Saint Paul. Whether entertaining clients with an elegant dinner, looking for a quick lunch or easing the day’s tension with a workout, the Gilbert Building skyway means your destination is just a stroll away.


Within one block of the Gilbert Building you’ll find Galtier Plaza, with its flagship YMCA; Park Square Court, with notable restaurants; and Mears Park, the year-round entertainment showplace for Lowertown. The three-mile Saint Paul Skyway System connects virtually every exciting part of Saint Paul, from Galtier Plaza to Town Square, from the Saint Paul University Club to Saint Paul City Hall, hotels, parking and a full range of service businesses. The Gilbert Building skyway is your comfortable pathway to all of downtown Saint Paul.