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No admittance -- yet! Note that you can see the seating bolts which are in place already.
The view from the upper concourse.
Trains now rumble regularly beneath the promenade.
I saw it at another park...
The view from our Loge Box
The flowers don't have quite the fullness depicted in the original sketches (where they were positively overflowing), but they are quite lovely -- a great, subtle touch. And that's probably a very challenging place to grow anything.
Thanks for all the hard work out there, Cold Safety-Line Dudes. (I'm glad that my job does not require safety lines...)
The Target Field grass, it turns out, will be green. (This is a photo representing the concept of grass only. The actual Target Field grass apparently will not contain dirt patches, weeds, or dandelions. Imagine that -- if you can!)
This is the view from the Seventh Street circulation ramp. It will eventually be covered by the wood louvers.
Photo by Jared Wieseler
Here's one big problem with a retractable roof: completely terrible seating in left. These scant few seats would have been tucked under the track. No sunshine, no open concourse, it was a terribly kludgy idea. With some hindsight, it's very clear that adding a retractable roof on this small site would have required compromises which would have just been too extensive to tolerate. Without it, the design was free to grow into something much more memorable.
The same section seen from Target Center. Yep, looks like bridge supports.
Wrigley Field viewed while approaching on foot from the northwest
Fun with section counting!
Photo by Jeff Ewer (Click to enlarge.)
The bases for the player statues have been recently upgraded.
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.
Window area sketched by the limestone
A mass of rebar and complicated cable runs ready for a pour.
Here's the view as you step to the front of the outer moat beyond first base.
This looks up Sixth Street from Hennepin. Just imagine what this will look like during a night game!
Looking up Seventh Street (click to see what it looked like from the same spot in 1950)
Hot dawgs! Getcher hot dawgs!
Pawlenty makes it official!
Original Concept - With a Retractable Roof
A portrait of the 573 Club.
I noticed this detail while taking the previous picture. I figure that it must be the VIP entrance from the surface parking lot. I don't think there is any parking inside the ballpark, so this entrance will likely be for suite-dwellers and other VIPs, though I can't say for sure whether players will enter here.
The gate has grown a row of sponsorship
Complicated pedestrian crossing
Killebrew taught, "Always make your autograph legible, boys."
Bench seating just off the 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