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For those not wishing to suffer through my media rant, please enjoy this picture of my lilacs in full bloom.
These openings will facilitate access to the catwalks which run throughout the canopy.
The service entrance area in left-center, now with bench seating
Click to enlarge.
TC meets the Mayor (Photo by Jeff Ewer)
The view from our Loge Box
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:
This concourse, the uppermost, was built on top of the now-hidden old concourse during the 70s renovation.
Click to enlarge. (Photo by Tyler Wycoff)
Special guests in the trees!
Walkway sneak peek
The pink thing is a mascot. (Actually, with a damn fine mascot actor underneath.)
That warning sign doesn't mention anything about the potential for bludgeoning or limb removal by the revolving doors...
Nathan greeting the other pitchers on the all-Metrodome team (October 4, 2009)
Inspecting the delivery
Flag poles, fencing, main entrance gates
Here's a closer look at the bullpen area. It's hard to tell for sure, but I think there is still an opening to the concourse right above.
Peering through Gate 29 -- lots to see
Sunday afternoon, WFTC-HD 720P
A classic profile on the horizon
This looks like a Twins Pub, but is actually the scoreboard operations.
In the top of the 9th, the sun hit our backs and summer took one last long look.
Close-up on the diagram of the Club Level with finishing materials (click to enlarge)
Looking through the Oliva gate, you can see the outfield stands.
8:12 PM It is now in the area where, if it gets down far enough, it will shine into the eyes of a right-handed hitter.
This would be a beautiful streetscape if there were ANY people.
Here's the barricade in context at the end of the walkway
Since pictures of the ballpark are forbidden, perhaps you'll enjoy this shot of the lovely apple tree in my front yard.
Also from the B ramp entrance off of Third, a look up at the tiny crack between ballpark and parking ramp
Note the speakers hanging beneath that deck
Scoreboard in profile against the skyline
The process of building the canopy is really amazing to watch.
Ballpark elevation viewed from Seventh Street. (Click to enlarge.)
Window area sketched by the limestone
The former Ford manufacturing plant (now Ford Centre).
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