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St. Paul, Minnesota: Large Green Chair

Easy living in St. Paul? This large green deck chair is honored with it's own plaza and park. It's very similar, if not identical, to the large green deck chair across from Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis.

480 Smith Ave. N., St. Paul, MN
South side of the city, on the east side of Hwy 149/Smith Ave. S. just south of Goodrich Ave.
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Big Green Adirondack Chair

The Big Green Adirondack Chairs were part of a larger community building project started in a crack neighborhood in south Minneapolis, mentoring teenagers -- often labeled as gang members -- providing them with job skills and employment to show the power of young people when given the chance. Six giant chairs were built and placed temporarily at locations across the Twin Cities. Only two remain: this one at High Bridge Park and the other at Bde Maka Ska Park in Minneapolis. The High Bridge Chair has been rebuilt once and may need some more attention in the coming years.

[Joel Edward Sisson, 03/09/2024]

Big chair.

Large Green Chair

It's pretty tricky to get up in the chair, but teamwork makes the dream work! We had more success climbing from the back corner.

[Janelle, 06/09/2019]

Big chair.

Large Green Chair

Pretty difficult to get up in there -- someone should add some steps or something!

[Ashley Craig, 09/24/2012]

Not only is the Large Green Chair a fun photo-op, it also works all the major muscle groups.

Large Green Chair

The large green chair -- does not move. That's bogus. I live blocks away and drive by it every day. It is cool. It is big. It is green. At the base of the High Bridge, near the intersection of Cliff Street and Smith Avenue.

[Mathias Baden, 10/21/2011]
Large Green Chair

This chair is the same chair seen in Minneapolis at West Lake Street north of Lake Calhoun. It makes its rounds between places every year. It's purchased by someone new every few years and moved to a new location, usually to attract customers. If they wanted to attract customers perhaps they need better products? Paint the chair red? Just sayin'.

[Troy Ziesmer, 11/12/2010]

We follow the large green chair. We spend our money where the large green chair tells us. Large. Green. Chair.

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