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One more exterior view shows that, while the original look was attractive in a way, it seems to be a variation on the look of the Washington ballpark (albeit with a much more coherent collection of elements). What's remarkable is that the design team has refined the concept amazingly well, improving it immeasurably. What we're actually getting is clearly descended from this, but it's in a whole different league:
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I'm not sure why there's a wreath on Gate 3. (I quickly checked the headlines for any dreaded Killebrew news. Whew.) It looks to be in celebration, maybe of the move.
Two concepts here remain in the final design. First is the oddly-shaped pavilion in center. Second is the section just above the right field fence. In the current design this section will hang over the field by a few feet. The original doesn't do that, but you can see that the concept goes way back in the planning.
I still counted 11 flag poles...
Click to see the whole, beautiful image. (Photo by Tyler Wycoff)
With the engine behind us, we got a real sense of how fast we were going by looking out the front (back) window
This is as close as I could get to a pedestrian-eye view of the main entrance. This is what you'll see as you enter by coming down Sixth Street.
This isn't a very good picture, but it is the current view of the inside of a suite.
Compare this picture, from the open house in March, with the one above and you'll see that some furniture reconfiguration has taken place.
The HERC side, viewed from Fifth Street.
This terrible picture shows the netting in place through a knothole on Fifth
Look at all those flag poles! But wouldn't the one from Met Stadium look great just inside the gates in the middle of that entrance plaza?
You can get a hand-carved sandwich, or ice cream while pondering the career of Julio Becquer.
The outfield stands as viewed through the unnumbered gate
Work on the pavilion in center.
That is pretty close... (Grandstand)
Peering through Gate 34
Open concourses do mean that you can glimpse the field no matter where you are, but not really the game.
Looking from First Avenue toward the ballpark (over the top of a construction barricade)
Believe it or not, the actual outfield wall will be about where this fence is now!
For $19.95 you can load up your plate (one trip only)
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The Seventh Street facade
Legend's Club, Section E (Click to enlarge greatly.)
Yep, that's real grass down there, son.
Steel meets concrete, with the last rays of sun visible through the suite and concourse openings at left.
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