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Name that ballpark
More of a bird's-eye view of the same area.
(Click to enlarge greatly)
Stairs wrap around the skyway escape tower. A very nice finishing touch.
This view, also from the same warehouse roof, shows the newly-rebuilt viaduct on North Seventh Street.
You can't get there from here.
The proposed wooden screen covering the circulation ramp on Fifth Street (at left is the equivalent screen on Seventh Street).
(Click to enlarge.)
Bench seating? (Click to see hi-res version.)
The view from the Penn Ave entrance to 394 (and all the way into town! Click to enlarge)
Looking from the middle of the third base side back toward the entry door
Franchise history before Minnesota. (Click to enlarge.)
The 1963 team won 91 games! (Click to enlarge and see the names)
The outline of an infield has appeared on the asphalt in advance of the ground-breaking on Thursday night.
This looks up Sixth Street from Hennepin. Just imagine what this will look like during a night game!
LRT throngs after the game
Here we are waiting for the first train to arrive at the station (Nov 14).
The right field foul pole seen against a backdrop of Butler Square (itself a site of great significance in the history of professional baseball in Minneapolis)
For reference, here's that spot on the model.
At lower left are the seats I'm not going to use any time soon.
Scoreboard as viewed from Fifth Street.
B ramp at left, ballpark at right (and visible far away through the tiny crack)
The glare problem.
Here's a rack of lights being prepared for lifting into the canopy.
The circulation ramp on the north now has its louver framing.
Hey! That limestone looks familiar!
There are some great banners on fencing down Target Way. I'm not sure just who sees them.
TCF Bank Stadium (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