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Lots of work has gone into detailing the fronts of these decks. That is a little thing, but a NICE little thing. (HRP View)
This is the trapezoid (for lack of a better name) in right center. Be sure to notice section of seats just below the pavilion and above the fence (which I hadn't noticed before). For those who are interested, what looks like an old-style scoreboard is in fact a high-def video board which will look, at times, like an old-fashioned scoreboard.
Remember the pitch heard throughout Twins Territory? What an amazing day that was, April 12, 2010. (Photo by Tyler Wycoff)
That is the gun-metal gray wall of The Stadium just beyond the elevated tracks.
This opportunity is half a block up Third Avenue and thousands of people walk right by before and after games.
Construction of the stands is moving from left to right in this image.
Clemson Memorial Stadium
I know these are giants bats with hops growing inside, but... Hmm...
The start of the VIP entrance and loading dock.
Brick work just inside the opening matches the color of the limestone - per Jerry Bell's requirements.
Banners on the parking ramp are a great touch. They help manage scale and turn a lemon into lemonade. On my way there today I passed the WCCO building and remembered how the Twins schedule used to be painted in giant form on the side of that building (which is no longer visible). Wouldn't that be a great thing to resurrect on the side of that ramp? A giant Twins schedule. I always thought that was cool.
His body language might as well be the box score.
Special guests in the trees!
Name that band. Please. (Mick Sterling)
Hubert's remains the only sports bar within site of the Dome after 28 years of its existence. It's a cautionary tale.
A timeline of design and construction of the ballpark. (Click to enlarge. Photo by Tyler Wycoff)
Dramatic night-time lighting.
Puckett atrium menu part 1
Click to enlarge. (Photo by Jared Wieseler)
Bassett Creek's path through the ballpark site (Source: Minneapolis Public Library)
Frost on the pumpkins, snow on the plaza
Steps, skyway, and plaza intersect.
Having fun. Installing limestone. Good gig.
Gate 3 ticket window
Looking up Seventh Street (click to see what it looked like from the same spot in 1950)
This is as close as I could get to a pedestrian-eye view of the main entrance. This is what you'll see as you enter by coming down Sixth Street.
That's Tony Oliva checking out ballpark construction from the roof of Target Center.
The art panels on the Fifth Street facade as viewed from the top of the Minnekahda building.
Work beneath the scoreboard
Detail of the train tunnels (click to view the entire drawing)
A recent view of the Bud deck in progress
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