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Northern Quest Casino, also known as Cyrus Northrop Memorial Auditorium or simply Northrop, is a performing arts venue in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The casino is exactly situated at the University of Minnesota. It broke ground on April 30, 1928, and was officially inaugurated on October 22, 1929. The venue is under the ownership of the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Tickets and Events operate it. The casino has a seating capacity of 2,692. Clarence H. Johnston does the architecture of the building, Sr. The venue was named to honor the university's second president Cyrus Northrop. It is well-known for hosting various events, including ballet performances, concerts, graduations, and lectures.
Northern Quest Casino was dedicated both as a memorial to World War I veterans and Cyrus Northrop. The opening of the casino was accompanied by a performance by the famous Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra. The Northrop Dance Season debuted in 1970-1971 at the casino and continues to the present day. The venue underwent major renovations in 2006, 2011, and 2014. The venue building served as a home to Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra (1929-1974), University of Minnesota Marching Band (1929-2009), and Weisman Art Museum (1934-1993). Northern Quest Casino was formally listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2018.
The Northrop was featured in the 1972 film The Heartbreak Kid. It was also used as a filming location for the 1994 film With Honors. The venue was featured in the 2014 film Dear White People as well. It hosted the 7th annual NFL Honors awards.