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These stairs will go up to the centerfield pavilion.
Note the speakers hanging beneath that deck
Clyde Doeppner proudly displays colored bricks he scavenged from the Met during its demolition. These are the colors in question!
The base of the old Met Stadium flagpole. (The plaque refers to the "Flame of Freedom" and not the origin of the pole.)
This is the actual entrance for Gate 6. Notice how close the seating will be. The back row of the lower deck will be mere inches beyond that inner support post.
Detail showing clubhouse and home dugout (click to see the entire drawing)
These outfield stands will likely remain visible to passersby.
Looking back toward the doorway into the club
Lots of work has gone into detailing the fronts of these decks. That is a little thing, but a NICE little thing. (HRP View)
Photo by Tom Sweeney, Star Tribune
Open concourses do mean that you can glimpse the field no matter where you are, but not really the game.
That's Fifth Street (and a tattooed arm) in the foreground.
Handshakes all around (there's gonna be a lot of that over the next few weeks)
Photo by Tyler Wycoff
This is a slightly blurry view of the pavilion in center. It has a quirky shape, but one which is completely consistent with the overall ballpark design. Nice work there. You can also get a glimpse of the greenery which will rise above the fences.
This is where the plaza meets First Avenue
Met Stadium seat colors (click for the complete image)
Here's a first view of the surprisingly spacious walkway on Fifth between the ballpark and the LRT platform.
Final Metrodome baseball sight
They can put a camera just about anywhere. (Photo by Jeff Ewer)
Dave St. Peter introducing the first physical models of the ballpark in June 2007
Gate 6 Oliva, with the 573 Club looming large over it (I wonder how Tony feels about that)
Perched welder on the top of the canopy.
Nicely-cushioned seats, lots of room, great sightlines
This is the left field pavilion in the original concept model. The restaurant pictured to its right has been moved, and the seating area has been extended at least one full section toward center.
Locations for ticket machines near the Hrbek outdoor plaza
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