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Carew atrium menu part 2
I could gaze at this streetscape all day. It isn't perfect, but as a model for Minneapolis, I love it. (Except the Biff, of course. Click to enlarge.)
Sure would be nice to cover that metal grid with more wooden louvers, eh?
Looking from First Avenue toward the ballpark (over the top of a construction barricade)
Spring of 1982 (click to enlarge greatly -- can you pick out Kent Hrbek?)
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A cross section of the field construction. (Click to enlarge.)
The gate has grown a row of sponsorship
The entrance at Gate 3.
Close-up on the diagram of the Club Level with finishing materials (click to enlarge)
The dessert carts came out earlier, and looked even better than last year.
The french fry lights were on!
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 closed concession stand.
A whole bunch of guys working on something.
Flowers. Real flowers.
I don't know if the back side is also a test for materials, but it could be a hint of how the exposed steel supports will be finished. Or it could just be to hold up the stone.
Section 101, Row 27
Here's the current overview from the south side of the B ramp (from which the banner at the top of this page was culled).
Dan Kenney, my tour guide
Hops! (conceptual only)
Eleven flag poles
BPM - Ballpark Magic
BRT - Bus Rapid Transit
DSP - Dave St. Peter
FSE - Full Season Equivalent
FYS - Fake Yankee Stadium (see also: NYS)
HERC - Hennepin Energy Resource Company (aka the Garbage Burner)
HPB - Home Plate Box
HRP - Home Run Porch
LC - Legends Club
LRT - Light Rail Transit
MBA - Minnesota Ballpark Authority (will own Target Field)
MOA - Mall of America
MSFC - Minnesota Sports Facilities Commission (owns the Metrodome)
NYS - New Yankee Stadium
SRO - Standing Room Only
STH - Season Ticket Holder
TCFBS - TCF Bank Stadium
TF - Target Field
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