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Lots of speakers, but in some places, no sound.
The closed concession stand.
Integrating the administration building was really a great idea. Actually, there will be more things inside than just offices, but that will probably be some sweet space.
The model still shows the Batters Eye Club, which is no longer part of the design.
I finally found the corner of TF dedicated to the Senators. What a wonderful sight.
Griffith Stadium (notch visible in lower photo at far left)
This was on BPM night. Nice neon, but I'm still waiting to see the homer show.
This little pathway snakes between the LRT tracks and the Environmental Services Building, emptying into the parking area surrounding the HERC. It could be for maintenance, but it looks more like it's for convenience.
B ramp glimpse
Section 331, Row 9
Giant screened images! (573 Club, my back to Seventh Ave windows)
One of the many supports being built over the tracks.
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.
The big glove will go on that circle. Note the gap between the plaza and the ramp. That's 394 you can see through there.
The lone light standard and one of those "entry beacons."
Approach in the A ramp to the skywalk over Seventh
They help create a psychological safe area along the plaza edge, and help you forget that cars are zipping by directly beneath you.
Special guests in the trees!
Twins president Dave St. Peter presents his list of fan suggestions to the Ballpark Authority
Since pictures of the ballpark are forbidden, perhaps you'll enjoy this shot of the lovely apple tree in my front yard.
5:45 PM, section 327, row 9, sitting: shade.
Legend's Club, Section E (Click to enlarge greatly.)
In addition to the Pro Shop facade, you can see more gravel being laid before the final plaza surface is poured.
The green is a composite of the topmost seating areas in the new ballpark. The gray is a scale diagram of the Metrodome.
From the B ramp, 6th level elevator lobby window
Kirby Jr. set to take down the last number
This is the back of the Cisco Field scoreboard, showing video to folks out on the plaza.
You can't get there from here.
Up there is where I plan to buy a lot of hot dogs. You can see the vending areas developing rather quickly around the completed portion of the upper concourse.
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