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Instrument of evil.
Outside, lots of window space
The tower is actually finished, though it looks like a work in progress.
1885 Sanborn Map Image (Source: Sanborn Map Collection, Minneapolis Public Library, Copyright © 2001 by The Sanborn Map Company, Sanborn Library, LLC)
The lights have covers on the top, presumably to reduce light pollution
Dan Kenney, my tour guide
This design has a rather generic quality to it, but they appear to have considered the B garage. Though it isn't part of the model, they've clearly left room for it.
The parking bay structure is now clearly visible
This area will supposedly show the Twins chronology. Will it stretch back to 1901?
8:12 PM It is now in the area where, if it gets down far enough, it will shine into the eyes of a right-handed hitter.
These images are found at the top of the staircase, which leads to the Suite Level.
This is what will count as a knothole (actually, it's a gated entrance)
As mentioned earlier, one of the best climate-controlled views of construction is from the 7th floor elevator lobby in the A ramp. (That's Noah getting his first glimpse of the new ballpark.)
Click to enlarge greatly
Limestone facing and flowers on the right field overhang
Hot dawgs! Getcher hot dawgs!
The splendid view from the roof of the Minikahda building. (Click to enlarge greatly.)
The green is a composite of the topmost seating areas in the new ballpark. The gray is a scale diagram of the Metrodome.
A flurry of action in front of the dugout before the game (Photo by Jeff Ewer)
If you are into shade, there are lots of opportunities. This is from the last row in section 108 -- scoreboard not blocked in the least.
(Click to enlarge.)
Double plays will be turned here.
Click to see the whole page from this 1971 program.
The rough outlines of our urban trench. (North is up.)
Knothole non-view #1
This is the view from the Seventh Street circulation ramp. It will eventually be covered by the wood louvers.
The angle on the main scoreboard from the Batter's Eye is surprisingly good -- acceptable, at least.
Lower deck view of the out-of-town scoreboard.
A new restaurant going in at Fifth Street and Second Avenue
Look closely and you'll see limestone on the front of the press box!
Pile driving in progress
Now, why is there horse shit on the street next to Target Field? (I saw it in two places. Mounted police maybe?)
Photo by Tyler Wycoff
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