Minneapolis, Minnesota: Mary Tyler Moore StatueThis landmark was created back when cable channel TV Land thought pop culture, posterity and self-promotion would be best served by sponsoring public statues of fictional TV characters. Iconic, hat-tossing Mary Richards is from the opening credits of the 1970s sitcom set in Minneapolis.
- 700 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN
- Downtown, on the west corner of 7th St. S. and the Nicollet Pedestrian Mall.
Visitor Tips and News About Mary Tyler Moore Statue
This was wonderful. If you grew up watching and wanting to be "Mary," then this is a must see! Try not to go during rush hour, though.[Bette, 08/04/2012]
Would Mary really throw her hat for a Pedicab?[Bob Fried, 11/24/2011]
Disappointing, but she's in front of Macy's if you need to pick up anything.[Mark, 05/31/2011]
The Mary Tyler Moore Statue is in front of Macy's in downtown Minneapolis.[Christopher Schmitt, 04/10/2011]
In downtown Minneapolis there is a statue to honor the news girl [Mary Richards] from the Mary Tyler Moore show. Statue has her throwing her hat, made famous from the opening titles of the show.
There is also a trolley car that can take you to and from the Mall of America.[Greg Pfaff, 06/24/2007]
One the TV Land series of important moments in sitcom television.