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Hey! That limestone looks familiar!
The lot within the lot.
Friendly faces greet you right inside the door of the Legends Club.
Now looking north, the tracks emerge from beneath Seventh Street as freight tracks only. The Northstar line ends at the northwest corner of the ballpark. One day, however, you can bet that other passenger trains will approach from the southwest metro on these tracks -- if our legislators are smart and persistent, that is.
A very busy place, as viewed from Target Center.
The model still shows the Batters Eye Club, which is no longer part of the design.
These openings will facilitate access to the catwalks which run throughout the canopy.
The right field foul pole seen against a backdrop of Butler Square (itself a site of great significance in the history of professional baseball in Minneapolis)
A mysterious smile from within a very deep planter!
Not from Moose's tour, but it's an image you need to see. (Click to enlarge greatly.)
Fifth Street louvers way up close
The Carew lounge was all ready for some corporate event.
No offense, TC, but you're pointing exactly the wrong direction if you want people to use the ramp opening to your right...
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.
The knothole (sans view of anything interesting)
Actual LRT tracks are now in the street, and buses now pass over them before entering the transit hub.
Legend's Club, Section E (Click to enlarge greatly.)
Walkway entrance from ramp
The scoreboard also towers over the LRT tracks, which now are functional (though not open) all the way to the park -- and beyond!
Concept drawing for the fan/player appreciation wall. (Click to enlarge.)
Dome, what have you taken from us?
I suppose that one day my son will graduate from Mrs. Fields to Hooters. At least he won't have to travel too far. *Shudder*
Um, I think that guy is out.
TCF Bank Stadium. Not for baseball, but still pretty cool to watch being built.
Larry DiVito takes a last check of everything before the game starts
A whole bunch of guys working on something.
A path for workers -- don't touch the plaza! -- in front of three giant Chia pets
The Northstar stop has a name.
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).
June 29,1936 - May 17, 2011
We'll be packed into the first five rows of section 136. Hey, Wilson! I'm bringing my glove!
Clyde Doepner's Met Stadium Memorabilia (Source: LP)
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