Not sure what these are. They appear to be street furniture.
In moments like this, it’s best to turn to the knowledgable streets.mn community for expert guidance.
Thank you in advance for your invaluable contribution to streetscape awareness.
[Official location, in front of Zen Box Ikazaya.]
(Just wait until you see the size of the Streetscape Staple Remover)
I’ve seen these before. I assumed they were bike racks, designed by somebody with an excellent sense of aesthetics, but who has never actually locked a bike to anything.
Yikes. You’d have to be even more useless than David Byrne or the St. Paul Central Library bike rack designers for that!
platforms for 3 card monte, bring back street life one hustle at a time
Artsy future vandalism platform?
Butt rack. Too high to sit on, too uncomfortable to lay on
Actually they might be useful for “planking” which is definitely not a fad at all. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planking_(fad)
Those are brackets for hanging roman shades . . .across the sidewalk.
Giant photo stands. They are getting ready for a public art installation featuring beautiful photographs by local artists.
Anyone asked Minneapolis 311, or public works?