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Discovered on the upper concourse!
Believe it or not, the actual outfield wall will be about where this fence is now!
This is the back of the Cisco Field scoreboard, showing video to folks out on the plaza.
Greatest spot in the city for cooking up some hot dogs. And would you kill for that grill?
Another piece of the neighborhood puzzle: the Northstar platform.
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:
That's Tony Oliva checking out ballpark construction from the roof of Target Center.
Just think: It could look like this!
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The Metrodome hot dog vendor. (Source: RP)
Many people will approace the park from this direction and it's a pretty great first glimpse. It features all the design elements in modestly condensed form, and still manages to look like a ballpark (instead of something else).
Notice that the wooden-backed club seats are now covered by a green tarp for protection from the elements.
The glorious Gate 34
The dessert carts came out earlier, and looked even better than last year.
The windows have started going in.
View from the Overlook
The heretofore unseen north facade (click to enlarge). Does it look like a ballpark? And what's with the bamboo?
Construction of the stands is moving from left to right in this image.
Emergency access viewed in context
(Click to enlarge.)
Frost on the pumpkins, snow on the plaza
Though there's nothing there now, you have to believe they'll find a way to add a party deck up there at some point.
This is the Metropolitan Club as viewed from the future Ballpark Authority office space.
The admin building (note TF logo on banner)
The main ticketing area beneath the restaurant.
A seating bowl comes into focus. Note that the netting has been installed on the foul pole. (Field 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