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B ramp improvements are finally becoming usable. The doors lead to the plaza beneath the skyway steps.
Gate 29 escalators
Another classic space in the making above the Hrbek gate.
I saw it at another park...
Some brick work out in the centerfield pavilion.
Trains now rumble regularly beneath the promenade.
We took refuge for a time in the Twins Pub where you can drink a beer (or just hang out) and listen to some ballpark tunes. The organ is decorated with a TC (of course) and what looked like drawings which Sue has received from kids.
This is the Seventh Street circulation ramp. Note that the floor is covered with plywood to protect it during construction. Not all construction firms are as careful with this type of protection as Mortenson.
This is one complicated streetscape.
These images are found at the top of the staircase, which leads to the Suite Level.
This view clearly shows the curve in the left field stands and the relationship of the first row with the playing field (no overhang to speak of in left).
Yep, that's real grass down there, son.
The ballpark development area expanded by 1000 feet in each direction
Bird's-eye view of the trees
...but you can get a feel for what it will be like.
This is the Suite Level. There are multiple suites between each pillar, and there will be seating on the area in front of the suites which currently looks like it could be a walkway.
All that's left is to add wood! (Seventh Street circulation ramp.)
Many people will approace the park from this direction and it's a pretty great first glimpse. It features all the design elements in modestly condensed form, and still manages to look like a ballpark (instead of something else).
Ticket window at Gate 29/Carew
The Metropolitan Club (click to enlarge)
Working on the main concourse right about directly behind the plate.
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