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Viewed from the sidewalk on Seventh Street. No skyway infringement needed.
Original outfield configuration
Infield dirt used as accents
The parking bay structure is now clearly visible
The outfield stands as viewed through the unnumbered gate
The moat walkway viewed from across the park.
You can finally see how the plaza will meet the street on the north side of this emergency exit tower (which will be converted to a regular entrance/exit)
Click to enlarge. (Photo by Jared Wieseler)
Friendly faces greet you right inside the door of the Legends Club.
LRT station has appeared.
The Pro Shop.
An arch under construction.
The first completed mural
The view down Sixth Street toward the ballpark site. A pedestrian bridge will extend this street right into the main entrance of the park. The regrettable facade of Target Center is on the left. Butler Square is on the right. Click on the image to see what it looked like on this very spot about 100 years ago.
Um, I think that guy is out.
You have to wonder just what happened here. Will it remain forever embedded in cement?
Oh no! Beach ball! But click to enlarge so you can see the wide range of expressions on people's faces. (Photo by Jared Wieseler)
The lone light standard and one of those "entry beacons."
This is a closer look at the steel work.
Dedicated closed-captioning ribbon board
You won't see much sky from these seats, but you'll always be warm
We'll be packed into the first five rows of section 136. Hey, Wilson! I'm bringing my glove!
Legend's Club, Section E (Click to enlarge greatly.)
Building the canopy is a spectacular sight.
There's a great, big, beautiful tomorrow! (I loved this place as a kid.)
From behind the wind veil
Time to paint those supports Vikings-purple.
Standing, standing, standing.
Large staircases, a staple of recent Populous (nee HOK) projects, are all over the place.
What are they hanging over there?
From the best seat in the house (Section 8, Row A), the right field corner is blocked. (No one may care. Fine with me. People should know.)
This shows the area where the Northstar platform connects with the ballpark (that translucent oval). Above that is the area which will house the Twins operations offices.
Selected Bibliography - Analysis
First Edition (1992)
Second Edition (2006)
Selected Bibliography - Surveys
Second Edition (1987)
Not a "Third Edition" exactly,
but it replaced the above title
(2000, large coffee table)
Original edition (2000, round)
Revised edition (2006, round)
(2001, medium coffee table)
(2002, small coffee table)
(2003, medium coffee table)
(2004, very large coffee table)
(2006, very large coffee table)
Combines the previous two titles
(2007, medium coffee table)
Selected Bibliography - Nostalgia
Book and six ballpark miniatures