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Be a part of the restoration of The Butler Building

Yellow Brick Road Campaign

Help Restore The Butler Building

Keep The Dream Alive

Help Restore The Butler Building bringing the Opera House back to life with renditions of “Over the Rainbow” and other Judy Garland classics.

Buy a Brick to memorialize someone, honor a loved one, or just for yourself.




Shopping & Dining


Shopping & Dining

The Butler Building offers you a unique and complete shopping experience.

Come with your friends, family or alone to enjoy a wonderful excursion!

We cannot wait to see you.

Restaurant Space Available For Rent

Restaurant Space Available!

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Lease The Perfect Space!

Previously occupied by a coffee shop and internet café with a considerable following, the impressive space has become a popular community meeting place. Stop by and see the space while it lasts.

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Harvest Moon Brew Fest

Harvest Moon Brew Fest 2018

Save The Date!

Enjoy Our Annual Event

Aitkin’s Glacial Lakes Brewers and Minnesota Craft Breweries band together to share their distinctive craft brews and ciders at the HARVEST MOON BREW FEST 2018. Enjoy great food as well as entertainment while supporting Sylvia’s Children!

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The Butler Building is Ready to Host Your Next Event!

Imagine your event in this space! Perfect for weddings, 50th anniversaries, birthday celebrations, fundraisers, concerts and more! Capacity for up to 250.

Holidays and Special Events at the Butler Building
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Your Wedding Uniquely Yours!

Visit the Butler Building to start planning the wedding of your dreams! Aitkin area businesses offer you a plethora of options to make your day special. Contact us today for more information!
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Join Us In Warm Uganda

It's time to get warm! Some of us are freezing to death with below zero temperatures ... others are in snow up to their hairlines! It's time to start thinking warm thoughts and going to

MN Preservation Alliance Benefit Gala

. CONTACT INFORMATION BELOW MN Preservation Preservation Alliance of Minnesota 416 Landmark Center 75 W. Fifth St. Saint Paul, MN 55102 Phone: 651.293.9047    

Farmers Market

May 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Use Giving Assistant to save money and support The Butler Project
Join now to start donating 3-30% of every purchase to The Butler Project while you shop online at places like Target, Kohl’s, and Kmart.

Business Venues

ButlerOffice Opens today at 9 a.m. 218-678-2441 Learn More
Minnesota Mobility Scooters Store Hours Vary 218-429-0028 Learn More
Heal Your Mac  I Can Heal Your Mac  Store Hours Vary
The Aitkin Chamber of Commerce M-F 10 am – 3 pm 218-927-2316 Learn More

Common Loon by Tony Costa


The Butler Building is becoming more and more popular as not only the locals come to enjoy our facilities, but so are the tourists! Join the Butler Building team for a quality, exciting and unique location so your business can take flight in ways you never thought of!

Two joined units available October 1st! Lease one or both units for your business before they get snatched up!

Call today to reserve
your ideal office or commercial space!

Commercial Space Almost Filled! 60%

Dr. Wayne Dyer

"Miracles can only happen when you get rid of the concept of 'impossible' and allow yourself to experience the magic of knowing."