Bloomington Central station

Coordinates: 44°51′23″N 93°13′35″W / 44.8564°N 93.2263°W / 44.8564; -93.2263
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Bloomington Central
Station platform in 2015
General information
Location8101 31st Avenue South
Bloomington, Minnesota
Coordinates44°51′23″N 93°13′35″W / 44.8564°N 93.2263°W / 44.8564; -93.2263
Owned byMetro Transit
Platforms1 island platform
Structure typeAt-grade
OpenedDecember 4, 2004 (2004-12-04)
Preceding station Metro Following station
30th Avenue Blue Line American Boulevard
Future services
Preceding station Metro Following station
30th Avenue Riverview Corridor American Boulevard

Bloomington Central station is a light rail station on the Metro Blue Line in the Twin Cities region of the U.S. state of Minnesota.

The area surrounding the station was formerly the headquarters of Control Data Corporation.[1] The company's largest office tower still remains and is now the headquarters of HealthPartners.[2]

Immediately to the east of HealthPartners are two 17-story residential condominium towers with over 260 dwelling units between them.[3] The Reflections towers were developed by McGough Development and the remainder of the land is now being redeveloped by same as a transit-oriented development including residential dwellings, a hotel, office, and retail space.

The platform of Bloomington Central Station has the first 17 Fibonacci numbers written in binary using different colored bricks.


  1. ^ Johnson, Matt M. (April 2, 2018). "'McGough plans 402 apartments near Blue Line station". Finance & Commerce. Retrieved October 2, 2020.
  2. ^ Schafer, Lee (June 15, 2020). "The last time Minneapolis rioted, one large company did more than just talk about change". Star Tribune. Retrieved October 2, 2020.
  3. ^ Buchta, Jim (August 13, 2015). "394-unit apartment building near Mall of America will be among biggest in Twin Cities". Star Tribune. Retrieved October 2, 2020.

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