Explore the Site
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Desolate. Dirty. Mysterious. Expensive. Unlikely.
Signature elements. (And they wonder why we think the real trees look so small...)
I set up my late inning "office" at the drink rail behind section 206
Detail on the main gate, with Target Field sign
Here is where the signature art (original Twins logo) will be placed.
A cross section of the field construction. (Click to enlarge.)
You won't see much sky from these seats, but you'll always be warm
Nicely-cushioned seats, lots of room, great sightlines
Just think: It could look like this!
Before the team came out to warm up, Kirby Puckett, Jr. was playing Frisbee out in center.
Photo by Jeff Ewer (Click to enlarge.)
The view down Sixth Street toward the ballpark site. A pedestrian bridge will extend this street right into the main entrance of the park. The regrettable facade of Target Center is on the left. Butler Square is on the right. Click on the image to see what it looked like on this very spot about 100 years ago.
Double plays will be turned here.
The closed concession stand.
Bassett Creek's path through the ballpark site (Source: Minneapolis Public Library)
The creative design of the admin building stands in stark contrast to the horribly pedestrian appearance of the LRT platform. This design looks like it came out of a public transportation manual.
Lots of self-portraits were taken here after the final out.
The saddest event
Here's a correction: The LRT platform will actually be able to load outbound trains from both sides.
A view from up (and in) the street.
The knothole (sans view of anything interesting)
Here's a detail from the above image, showing the LED strips up close.
What can you see from up there? Some say not much.
Section 125, Row 1
What a great sight!
Night games are much preferred by the players at Target Field. You can see why.
Another over-my-head shot
Nearby, workers are finishing a support column. The guy at the bottom is using some sort of personal dirt mover (inset). Very cool.
Click to enlarge.
Another piece of the neighborhood puzzle: the Northstar platform.
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