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Lower deck view of the out-of-town scoreboard.
They help create a psychological safe area along the plaza edge, and help you forget that cars are zipping by directly beneath you.
Click to see the whole page from this 1971 program.
A last look on the way out.
The right field overhang is in place, and the first base stands are starting to go in.
A new restaurant going in at Fifth Street and Second Avenue
Franchise history before Minnesota. (Click to enlarge.)
These openings will facilitate access to the catwalks which run throughout the canopy.
Infield dirt used as accents
A look at Gate 34.
Here's the field of posts which will support the third base side of the grandstand. Some walls have started to appear about where the Northstar riders will enter the park.
Trees now line Seventh Street
Click to enlarge greatly
The brown grass was left over from the first attempt at groundbreaking (canceled after the 35W bridge collapse)
Love the red flowers -- just like the original concept drawings. That NEVER happens.
Look at all that blank space. Canvas! (What should go on those walls? A giant schedule perhaps?)
A distinct misstep, ostensibly to guard against missteps. But methinks I smell a lawyer...
A whole bunch of guys working on something.
The scoreboard terminates the view on Fifth Street as seen from Hennepin
Open concourses do mean that you can glimpse the field no matter where you are, but not really the game.
Ketchup, mustard, relish, mustard, ketchup
Wind veil install from across Seventh
Earl Santee, principle architect for HOK Sport, presents some concepts while Mike Opat listens
This opportunity is half a block up Third Avenue and thousands of people walk right by before and after games.
For reference, this is that same area as viewed from the seat locator.
Yes, TC is smiling.
Uh oh. Schizophrenia.
Photo by Jeff Ewer (Click to enlarge.)
From an earlier visit: Don't bother with those escalators either. They were also roped off. And how about a bench? Or a planter? Or even a trash can? That woman is doing the only thing she can: leaning up against a post to do her texting.
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