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The entrances are all the way around on the other side.
Field access on the visitor's side
A spot that's always full!
Sure would be nice to cover that metal grid with more wooden louvers, eh?
The Northstar circulation building is starting to take shape.
Special guests in the trees!
Home Run Porch Terrace
Complicated pedestrian crossing
Though there's nothing there now, you have to believe they'll find a way to add a party deck up there at some point.
Also warming things up are these planters.
This is why I get it, even if I don't like it.
Greatest spot in the city for cooking up some hot dogs. And would you kill for that grill?
I took this picture from the Overlook at great personal risk, because everything Thome was hitting was landing out that direction.
A scene repeated about a BILLION times each game
This is the area above the pro shop, with some new support structure
The heretofore unseen north facade (click to enlarge). Does it look like a ballpark? And what's with the bamboo?
Even today, throw a fastball to that guy at your own risk.
This view is from the roof of a warehouse which stood where the A ramp is today. The HERC is now located where the tracks turned north (toward the top).
I love this view of the Basilica.
Perched welder on the top of the canopy.
Photo by Jeff Ewer
Bench seating just off the plaza
Panels arriving on flatbed trailers in front of the Twins' dugout.
Touring the Rapid Park site (L-R: Commissioners Wade, Vekich, Sykora, Cramer, and tour guide Chuck Ballentine, source: RP)
On this day, George was handling fruits and veggies right inside gate 34.
Nathan greeting the other pitchers on the all-Metrodome team (October 4, 2009)
Cross section diagram of the field structure. (Click to enlarge.)
I was surprised at how close those upper deck seats seem. From the plaza, you feel like you can reach out and touch them. It really adds to the impression of overall compactness.
These openings will facilitate access to the catwalks which run throughout the canopy.
A new address for the Admin 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