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Looking through the Oliva gate, you can see the outfield stands.
There are some great banners on fencing down Target Way. I'm not sure just who sees them.
Detail on the main gate, with Target Field sign
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Looking up Seventh Street (click to see what it looked like from the same spot in 1950)
You can finally see how the plaza will meet the street on the north side of this emergency exit tower (which will be converted to a regular entrance/exit)
This is very early in the day.
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The scoreboard also towers over the LRT tracks, which now are functional (though not open) all the way to the park -- and beyond!
Fenway has posts. Target Field does not. But...
Detail of the Puckett wall hanging
Signage for the concession stand which is available from the plaza (plaques are up on the fencing)
Dave St. Peter introducing the first physical models of the ballpark in June 2007
The Overlook, as seen by outfielders
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Winter approaches. But one day baseballs will fly where now there are cranes.
Good seats, but no scoreboard or sky.
The Fifth Street side is pretty busy. There's a small street entrance to the B ramp, then ticket booths and an entrance gate, a rare exterior section not covered in limestone, the wooden screen covering the circulation ramps, the administration building, and finally (just out of view) the interface with Northstar. All of that sits behind the LRT action. How pedestrians will interact with this side of the park is a great mystery to me. You know that Metro Transit won't be letting them cross the tracks anywhere but at either end of the block...
From about two blocks away you can finally get an idea of what it looks like. Just to my left (but out of view) was a valet parking stand where a limo was idling.
This looks south and shows the track configuration for Northstar. The platform shown is just a placeholder. To the best of my knowledge, concept drawings for this platform have not been released. Keep in mind, this is NOT part of the ballpark project. It is completely separate.
Work on one of the side panels
Stairs and escalator down to the platform
Large staircases, a staple of recent Populous (nee HOK) projects, are all over the place.
Peering through Gate 34
Thome steps in.
This is amazingly close to completed. It's a short tunnel entrance ramp to 394 underneath the outfield stands.
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