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The county of my birth!
Work has begun on the plaza, and the activity has started to impact I-394 traffic.
OK, just how many servings per container?
Here is a close-up of those funny little islands of seats (HRP View).
Limestone will cover this pretty soon, but for now you can see where the escalator is.
Here's a quick look into the layout of the Metropolitan Club.
This is the trapezoid (for lack of a better name) in right center. Be sure to notice section of seats just below the pavilion and above the fence (which I hadn't noticed before). For those who are interested, what looks like an old-style scoreboard is in fact a high-def video board which will look, at times, like an old-fashioned scoreboard.
Twins in HD on the big board
TCF Bank Stadium (click to enlarge)
An early concept for the pedestrial bridge. (Source: Ballpark Authority, RP)
Work in progress.
At Comerica Park, some aisles have railings and some do not.
B ramp improvements are finally becoming usable. The doors lead to the plaza beneath the skyway steps.
This opportunity is half a block up Third Avenue and thousands of people walk right by before and after games.
No arches. No brick. No girders. Classic.
A seating bowl comes into focus. Note that the netting has been installed on the foul pole. (Field Box)
A detailed crowd shot. Click to enlarge greatly.
Memorabilia on display in the Metropolitan Club
June 29,1936 - May 17, 2011
Rich Pogin (left) and Bruce Lambrecht (Source: Skyway News)
Detail enclosing the main ticket window area
Can you name that field? (Braemer Park, Edina)
The back row of seats in straight-away center. Note that, beyond those seats, you can see the planters (for flowers) on the front of the Left Field Bleachers.(Batters Eye)
Signage for the concession stand which is available from the plaza (plaques are up on the fencing)
That group was working on something very carefully, but I couldn't tell just what it was.
Seventh inning sing-along.
Concept drawing of Coomer gate (click to enlarge)
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