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Hardware in the window! (But why are there three trophies? 1924?)
That's some scary-ass scaffolding, if you ask me.
A view into the park down Sixth Street from just beyond Hennepin. Note that one side of the street contains century-old, classic buildings -- structures which are likely to last another century or more. The other side, not so much. (Click the image to see what it looked like from exactly the same spot 97 years ago.)
Trees also have sprouted near the topiaries
Bench seating? (Click to see hi-res version.)
Crosswalk taking shape.
Here is the most recent outfield configuration, captured from the animation video. We probably shouldn't make too much of the logos seen on the scoreboard: Best Buy, Dairy Queen, Target, Pepsi, Dodge and Qwest...
Those two empty seats in the front row are where we started the game.
Click to enlarge greatly.
This is the Suite Level. There are multiple suites between each pillar, and there will be seating on the area in front of the suites which currently looks like it could be a walkway.
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.)
I know these are giants bats with hops growing inside, but... Hmm...
The view from the Penn Ave entrance to 394 (and all the way into town! Click to enlarge)
One more time from the third base side.
An alternate route into downtown. (Click to get an interactive map.)
Photo by Jeff Ewer
Not my actual kids!
Detail showing clubhouse and home dugout (click to see the entire drawing)
Miller Park: Gymnasium with skylight (Source: RP)
Three weeks ago this was a patch of scruffy trees. Now it's a patio. In case you were wondering, that's where I've been...
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:
Flowers. Real flowers.
I suppose that one day my son will graduate from Mrs. Fields to Hooters. At least he won't have to travel too far. *Shudder*
This is what I was working on while my photo was taken (click to see a VERY BIG version).
Left to right: Opat, Oliva, Dave St. Peter, Melvin Tennant (Meet Minneapolis), Jerry Bell, Rybak
Some baseball legends (and Ron Coomer)
This is a closer look at the steel work.
Click to enlarge. (Photo by Jared Wieseler)
Ballark Authority members listen to the LEED introduction
Selling exactly what they say they're selling.
Note the gigantic -- and very permanent -- M's on the gates at the base of these stairs.
The Pohlads were loose. A-Rod looked, um, you decide.
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