Explore the Site
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Branding on the plaza
Now from the inside looking at the same area.
Note that, even though the scoreboard appears strategically placed, it's the outfield stands which block any potential view of the field from this roof.
From the ground beneath the troubled skyway.
The view down Sixth Street toward the ballpark site. A pedestrian bridge will extend this street right into the main entrance of the park. The regrettable facade of Target Center is on the left. Butler Square is on the right. Click on the image to see what it looked like on this very spot about 100 years ago.
Wrigley Field viewed while approaching on foot from the northwest
Crosswalk taking shape.
A slightly different angle, and you can see some of the structural elements.
This is from inside the B ramp, where an entrance to the plaza will one day be
This view looks up Fifth Street toward downtown and shows how the LRT tracks sort of snuggle up to the ballpark.
Above the Carew gate
Photo by Jeff Ewer
Here's a closer look at the bullpen area. It's hard to tell for sure, but I think there is still an opening to the concourse right above.
From the Downtown Council's 2025 Plan, a Metrodome "Revelopment" and a strong indication of where they think a new Vikings stadium should go.
Installation in action (Home Plate Box)
The entrance at Gate 3.
Trees also have sprouted near the topiaries
Trains now rumble regularly beneath the promenade.
Mystery door on Seventh Street...
Gate 29 Carew (note the walkway above open to the street where you can shout down at your lost friends to tell them where to meet you)
This looks south and shows the track configuration for Northstar. The platform shown is just a placeholder. To the best of my knowledge, concept drawings for this platform have not been released. Keep in mind, this is NOT part of the ballpark project. It is completely separate.
Hardware in the window! (But why are there three trophies? 1924?)
Click to enlarge greatly.
4th inning in the nearly deserted Home Run Porch View Level in 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