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Stairs down to Seventh Street now have the start of railings
Skywalk over Seventh
The first completed mural
A place to sit (does it look like a pitcher's mound to you?)
The view from the Penn Ave entrance to 394 (and all the way into town! Click to enlarge)
This may look like just some guy (perhaps a spy) headed for the train. But it's actually the Northstar engineer!
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)
Yep, that's real grass down there, son.
Nine spots for hops bats.
This view looks through the opening in the fence where the crosswalk will be.
They can put a camera just about anywhere. (Photo by Jeff Ewer)
(Click to enlarge.)
Hot dawgs! Getcher hot dawgs!
"Original" or "Dinger" Dog
The main concourse is a very busy place at all times.
LRT at the ballpark
Here's one big problem with a retractable roof: completely terrible seating in left. These scant few seats would have been tucked under the track. No sunshine, no open concourse, it was a terribly kludgy idea. With some hindsight, it's very clear that adding a retractable roof on this small site would have required compromises which would have just been too extensive to tolerate. Without it, the design was free to grow into something much more memorable.
Playing surface dirt out there? Maybe. (click to enlarge)
Wright's Marin County Hall of Justice, San Rafael, California (1959)
A sign that your mall is all but dead: roped off escalators. (This is at about 4:00 PM on a weekday.)
Here's the Northstar platform.
Seventh Street circulation
Looking up toward Seventh Street.
Larry DiVito, mowing
This is a little section of what looks like a finished foundation. It will be approximately below the Pro Shop (I think).
Oh, a flag pole will be so much more...dignified
A view from up (and in) the street.
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