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Print press box
This guy at the Puckett atrium chef stand caught me taking the picture and said I should stop back later because he was "just getting started." I still don't know what he meant.
The circulation ramp on Fifth Street is shaping up very quickly.
These stairs will go up to the centerfield pavilion.
Having fun. Installing limestone. Good gig.
Photo by Tyler Wycoff
Snow-blowing the field
The view from our Loge Box
Panels arriving on flatbed trailers in front of the Twins' dugout.
Glare from the IDS never looked this sweet. (Photo by Jared Wieseler)
Loading dock -- already in use!
Look closely and you'll see limestone on the front of the press box!
Legends Club fireplace (there are two)
The Metrodome is converted to its football configuration after the Twins game on August 29, 2002
Secret entrance exposed!
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.
Tony Oliva, R. T. Rybak and Mike Opat
(Click to enlarge greatly)
Looking across the top of the B parking ramp. Notice that signage will block any attempts at seeing the game from up there. Also take note of the glassed in area which is part club and part office space for the Ballpark Authority.
The tracks on the right will be moved to the newly-cleared area on the left. The edge of the ballpark will be about where the rocks and dirt meet.
View from the Overlook
Detail of view to the northeast (Source: LP)
Photo by Jeff Ewer (Click to enlarge.)
The Target Field grass, it turns out, will be green. (This is a photo representing the concept of grass only. The actual Target Field grass apparently will not contain dirt patches, weeds, or dandelions. Imagine that -- if you can!)
Bench seating? (Click to see hi-res version.)
(Click to enlarge.)
Bench seating just off the plaza
This view is from the roof of a warehouse which stood where the A ramp is today. The HERC is now located where the tracks turned north (toward the top).
"Hey, Ma, it says here we go in at gate 34. Must be all the way around on the other side!" Seriously, though, this is a really inspired idea.
The lot within the lot.
Large staircases, a staple of recent Populous (nee HOK) projects, are all over the place.
The ballpark development area expanded by 1000 feet in each direction
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