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Concept drawing for the fan/player appreciation wall. (Click to enlarge.)
Looking up Seventh Street to the west
Concept drawing of Coomer gate (click to enlarge)
A trailer village has sprung up to the south.
Air conditioning condensation on the floor.
Twins president Dave St. Peter presents his list of fan suggestions to the Ballpark Authority
They can put a camera just about anywhere. (Photo by Jeff Ewer)
Met Stadium seat colors (click for the complete image)
Ballark Authority members listen to the LEED introduction
Now we know what the English phone booths were for...
Guerrier had tossed a ball to a fan wearing a Twins jersey, who dropped it. If you're going to wear the uniform, he was saying, you gotta make the play. The ball ultimately went to a fan wearing a Randy Moss jersey, and everybody laughed.
What are they hanging over there?
Wind veil framing (from the inside)
Some details are visible here, like the back of an escalator.
This looks up Sixth Street from Hennepin. Just imagine what this will look like during a night game!
Now looking north, the tracks emerge from beneath Seventh Street as freight tracks only. The Northstar line ends at the northwest corner of the ballpark. One day, however, you can bet that other passenger trains will approach from the southwest metro on these tracks -- if our legislators are smart and persistent, that is.
Where you are, and where you can go.
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:
The Hennepin Grille appears to feature chicken, brats, and fries.
Fun with section counting!
This is amazingly close to completed. It's a short tunnel entrance ramp to 394 underneath the outfield stands.
How many times did we water down our field as kids? More times than we played games, that's for sure!
Legends Club seats feature in-seat service
Spring of 1982 (click to enlarge greatly -- can you pick out Kent Hrbek?)
Steps going up at Gate 29/Carew
Rod Carew will greet you, but he's sorely in need of a home plate for reference. (Killebrew is too.)
The suite mock-up
2014 Twins ASG promo bat.
Bruce Lambrecht on the roof of the Minikahda building.
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