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Target HQ main entrance. Ballpark resemblance? (Inset.)
The Metrodome hot dog vendor. (Source: RP)
This looks south and shows how the Northstar tracks are sheltered by the promenade above. This is the side which faces the HERC plant.
This is an angle I have not used very much, from the top of the Fifth Street ramp. Because the wall is so tall (forget about watching a game from here for free -- OK, maybe with a step stool) I have to hold the camera up over my head and just snap, hoping I get something good. Here I did. This view then looks to the southwest.
Special guests in the trees!
Here's a correction: The LRT platform will actually be able to load outbound trains from both sides.
Serious home dugout work in progress.
Here's where the plaza will empty out around that skyway emergency exit tower at the corner of Second Avenue and Seventh Street.
This view, from the Minnekahda building (or possibly a predecessor), looks toward the right field corner. The City Market, at left, occupied the land where the B ramp and Target Plaza now stand (over I-394). And the Overlook now juts out just a little beyond where that driveway enters the railyard.
This isn't a very good picture, but it is the current view of the inside of a suite.
Scoreboard in profile against the skyline
Life in the shadows
The ballpark development area expanded by 1000 feet in each direction
The Metropolitan Club (click to enlarge)
Playing surface dirt out there? Maybe. (click to enlarge)
The limestone now wraps around onto the HERC side.
LRT station has appeared.
Detail showing clubhouse and home dugout (click to see the entire drawing)
Target Plaza in model form
This is what it looked like during the first open house in March.
Up close, this is what you'll see as you walk along.
One more exterior view shows that, while the original look was attractive in a way, it seems to be a variation on the look of the Washington ballpark (albeit with a much more coherent collection of elements). What's remarkable is that the design team has refined the concept amazingly well, improving it immeasurably. What we're actually getting is clearly descended from this, but it's in a whole different league:
Here's the current overview from the south side of the B ramp (from which the banner at the top of this page was culled).
Some brick work out in the centerfield pavilion.
An overview of the model display.
Supports viewed from beneath. These seats will be just a few feet from the outside edge of the building!
This mural is behind the staircase. The window looks onto the promenade, and the door goes to a kitchen.
Walkway entrance from ramp
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