Westin Edina Galleria
The Westin Edina Galleria Hotel and Residences is an 18-story building (366,000 sq. ft.), that includes a 4-star, 225-room hotel and 82 condominiums. The hotel’s public spaces are located on street level with hotel rooms on Levels 2-7. The condominiums, which range in size from 800 sq. ft. to 3,200 sq. ft.,floors 8-18. Parking for the project, as well as replacement parking for 594 stalls of surface parking on the site (70,000 sq. ft), is included in a new 4-level, 752-stall ramp located in the southeast corner of the Galleria site.
VDA provided full consulting services for 3 geared hotel elevators; 2 gearless elevators for the residences, and 2 4-stop hydraulic elevators for the parking garage. The project was completed in November 2008.