Explore the Site
Here are 50 images chosen randomly from the 3045 found on this site. Click the image to be taken to the original post. A new list is created every 10 minutes.
Where you are, and where you can go.
Looking up Seventh Street to the west
The first completed mural
Team pennant. (Click to enlarge.)
I still counted 11 flag poles...
Of the players up there, only Bert does not have a gate with his number (28) on it at Target Field. You know, there is that door underneath the skywalk on Seventh Street between gates 14 and 29...
Party deck down the right field line
A beautiful, glowing sunset after the rain.
Stairs and escalator down to the platform
Lots of folks working behind those ticket windows
One of those funny little sections above the entrance stairs
At the other end of the bridge, the configuration of the tracks has become clear.
Look closely at the overhang. You'll see the on the right it is flush with the fence, and then it sticks out farther and farther as you move toward center. More fun for Michael Cuddyer.
This looks up Fifth Street (LRT train visible in the distance). This bridge is also being partially rebuilt (see next photo).
Detail on the main gate, with Target Field sign
Best view available from the "B" ramp.
The electronic sign has been corrected (and never forget that ballpark is one word, not two)
This is the HERC Premonade with railroad tracks snaking beneath. (I think this should be named the Halsey Hall Premonade. Seriously.)
A path for workers -- don't touch the plaza! -- in front of three giant Chia pets
Catwalks provide access to the View Level seats (from the Ballpark Authority July update)
Click to enlarge.
Ballpark elevation viewed from the promenade (HERC plant) side. (Click to enlarge.)
Here you can see the real beauty of the Seventh Street side, and get a solid sense of why the overall design really works. The building's purpose is clearly visible, there are numerous connections from inside to outside, scale is nicely mitigated, the stone is attractively used, materials are pleasantly mixed and truly complementary. It's just a winner in so many ways.
This view looks up Fifth Street toward downtown and shows how the LRT tracks sort of snuggle up to the ballpark.
This looks south and shows the track configuration for Northstar. The platform shown is just a placeholder. To the best of my knowledge, concept drawings for this platform have not been released. Keep in mind, this is NOT part of the ballpark project. It is completely separate.
The splendid view from the roof of the Minikahda building. (Click to enlarge greatly.)
The gate has grown a row of sponsorship
Clyde Doepner's Met Stadium Memorabilia (Source: LP)
Click to enlarge greatly.
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