The truss-roofed train shed of an 1899 railway station designed by Charles Sumner Frost now houses an indoor ice rink. Floor-to-ceiling window walls fill the space with light and allow skaters to admire the Minneapolis skyline. The historic Milwaukee Road Depot complex, now known simply as the Depot, also includes hotels, a restaurant, a bar, and an indoor water park.
perfect opportunity to create his own backyard ice rink. While it’s not one of the easiest DIY projects, Wade was able to complete his ice rink in only eight hours over the course of two weeks and spent less than $150. Wade told us it was his first time building a backyard rink, but says this won’t be his last — he plans on making it 40x40 next year.