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At one point, we thought these windows might represent one of the so-called knotholes. But nope. Nothing to see here. (Nearest I can tell, there will be no view of the playing field whatsoever from the Seventh Street sidewalk.)
The brown grass was left over from the first attempt at groundbreaking (canceled after the 35W bridge collapse)
Nearby, workers are finishing a support column. The guy at the bottom is using some sort of personal dirt mover (inset). Very cool.
Looking back toward downtown from the end of the balcony
That's part of the wind veil, waiting in the B ramp for installation
Looking down Sixth Avenue toward the plaza
Polo Grounds from the south
A look at Gate 34.
Click to see the full-size image.
I would put on this face.
This design has a rather generic quality to it, but they appear to have considered the B garage. Though it isn't part of the model, they've clearly left room for it.
The glare problem.
A little more imaginative is the circulation building for Northstar.
Seventh Street windows
Rooftop scaffolding, for the wind veil installation?
The rules were clearly posted next to this new entry point on the Seventh Street side. I have no problem with the rules!
From last week, you can see the piers taking shape. I believe that the front row, visible here as just forms and reinforcing rods, is the front edge of the plaza.
Click to enlarge greatly.
More flowers, more pennants.
Emergency access viewed in context
The lights went on, and it was a Good Thing
Outside the Metropolitan Club, photos of all the other major league ballparks
The Fun Zone/Rescue Area in Oakland during the second inning
The Pro Shop.
A truck is leaving the HERC plant. Here you can see the proximity to the promenade. For the record, the truck drove right by me and I smelled nothing...
No, that's not Kent Hrbek. It's catcher Glenn Borgmann.
Clyde Doepner's Met Stadium Memorabilia (Source: LP)
The finished product. Note that, at the very bottom of this image, you can just barely see the tops of the windows which look into the Champion's Club. (Home Plate Box)
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