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The flowers don't have quite the fullness depicted in the original sketches (where they were positively overflowing), but they are quite lovely -- a great, subtle touch. And that's probably a very challenging place to grow anything.
This terrible picture shows the netting in place through a knothole on Fifth
Rally Hanky (2002 ALCS)
The right field overhang is in place, and the first base stands are starting to go in.
Polo Grounds from the south
That's Fifth Street (and a tattooed arm) in the foreground.
Thanks for all the hard work out there, Cold Safety-Line Dudes. (I'm glad that my job does not require safety lines...)
Sunday afternoon, WFTC-HD 720P
Click to see the whole page from this 1971 program.
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.
Just up the foul line, it looks like the base of the wall in foul territory on the right side.
Bag checking at Ball Park Lanes was incredibly simple, as was the pick up later. The line was short and fast-moving.
Looking back toward First Avenue
The view from our Loge Box
Steel going up fast.
The old flour Gold Medal Flour Mill, located next to the new Guthrie theater (Source: RP)
What has been actually built so far is only a tiny subset of this vision.
This view looks through the opening in the fence where the crosswalk will be.
Banners on the parking ramp are a great touch. They help manage scale and turn a lemon into lemonade. On my way there today I passed the WCCO building and remembered how the Twins schedule used to be painted in giant form on the side of that building (which is no longer visible). Wouldn't that be a great thing to resurrect on the side of that ramp? A giant Twins schedule. I always thought that was cool.
At left, across the tracks by that pile of dirt is where the Northstar commuter train platform will be built, and where Twins fans will apparently NOT be able to get a train after night games. (For reference, that's the Fifth Street bridge, with the ballpark site just beyond it. The east corner of Ford Centre is just visible at the right edge of the picture.)
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All three seating mounds
Discussions in progress on some very brown grass...
This was from January 19, 2007, when it looked like wonderful things might never happen here.
Team pennant. (Click to enlarge.)
Main concourse, looking toward the admin building.
Looking up Seventh Street (click to see what it looked like from the same spot in 1950)
A slightly different elevation drawing, again viewed from Fifth Street, with some labels. (Click to enlarge.)
Denard Span ready, in a swoop of sunlight.
This is an angle I have not used very much, from the top of the Fifth Street ramp. Because the wall is so tall (forget about watching a game from here for free -- OK, maybe with a step stool) I have to hold the camera up over my head and just snap, hoping I get something good. Here I did. This view then looks to the southwest.
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