Parts of a miniature dome have been removed from a new building in Minneapolis.
The dome was made of the same fabric that is used to make a home’s roof, so the removal was expected to save on costs.
“I think it’s a really smart decision to do this,” Mayor Betsy Hodges said.
“It was going to save a lot of time and cost, and we’re all really happy to have the cost of the dome reduced.”
Part of the structure was removed last year after a fire destroyed the dome, and the city has since removed it again.
The city said the dome was removed because the building was on a “permanent” structure, meaning it was considered a building that would need to be repaired.
Now that the building is finished, the city is looking at how to rebuild it.