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Earl Santee, principle architect for HOK Sport, presents some concepts while Mike Opat listens
This will be a great neighborhood. Note that the covering is being built for the emergency access. Also, note the streamers above, which appear to be monitoring air flow.
The outfield stands taking shape.
The county of my birth!
Stay warm while buying tickets.
Lots of self-portraits were taken here after the final out.
Memorabilia on display in the Metropolitan Club
Showing more of the context for the louvers.
The gate has grown a row of sponsorship
...but you can get a feel for what it will be like.
The tracks on the right will be moved to the newly-cleared area on the left. The edge of the ballpark will be about where the rocks and dirt meet.
For reference, this is that same area as viewed from the seat locator.
10 years ago, Bruce Lambrecht looked at this land and thought, "Why NOT a ballpark here?" It took a long time before anybody else saw the same potential.
A whole bunch of guys working on something.
Click to enlarge
This is the HERC Premonade with railroad tracks snaking beneath. (I think this should be named the Halsey Hall Premonade. Seriously.)
Before the team came out to warm up, Kirby Puckett, Jr. was playing Frisbee out in center.
Inside the Metropolitan Club. Classic photo of a youthful Bob Casey at far right. (Photo by Tyler Wycoff)
From an earlier visit: Don't bother with those escalators either. They were also roped off. And how about a bench? Or a planter? Or even a trash can? That woman is doing the only thing she can: leaning up against a post to do her texting.
Name that band. Please. (Mick Sterling)
Peering through Gate 29 -- lots to see
Hey! That limestone looks familiar!
Supports viewed from beneath. These seats will be just a few feet from the outside edge of the building!
Looking up toward Seventh Street.
Today's match-up (click to enlarge)
The media had some beautiful foliage to use as a background.
They help create a psychological safe area along the plaza edge, and help you forget that cars are zipping by directly beneath you.
Concrete molds are being removed!
TC gets ready to release the hounds. (Kids get to run the bases after Sunday games.)
Close-up on the diagram of the Club Level with finishing materials (click to enlarge)
Here is Seventh Street viewed from the west looking toward downtown. This will probably be the most pedestrian-friendly side (other than the plaza), but only if there is some psychological barrier between the people on foot and the people in their dangerously fast-moving automobiles.
fth Street facade as viewed from the top of the Minnekahda building.
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