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The future history of Minnesota ballparks will go here
Approach in the A ramp to the skywalk over Seventh
Staircase entrance. You cannot miss them.
Large staircases, a staple of recent Populous (nee HOK) projects, are all over the place.
The ballpark development area expanded by 1000 feet in each direction
If you want, you can ask those folks how the game is going -- and even get a little bit of info from the big screen (Grandstand)
You won't see much sky from these seats, but you'll always be warm
Gate 3 "Killebrew"
You can get a hand-carved sandwich, or ice cream while pondering the career of Julio Becquer.
I'm too short to see over that wall. How about a little platform or something?
The heretofore unseen north facade (click to enlarge). Does it look like a ballpark? And what's with the bamboo?
This is a slightly blurry view of the pavilion in center. It has a quirky shape, but one which is completely consistent with the overall ballpark design. Nice work there. You can also get a glimpse of the greenery which will rise above the fences.
This is a little section of what looks like a finished foundation. It will be approximately below the Pro Shop (I think).
The Carew gate ticket windows have grown a small awning.
I meant to include this shot the other day. It's the new LRT bridge being built next to the remaining half of the Fifth Street bridge. The new half is almost TWICE the width of the portion torn down. And the other end runs right into a HERC administration building! (Click to see the view from nearly the same spot about 85 years ago.)
Tony Oliva, R. T. Rybak and Mike Opat
In the top of the 9th, the sun hit our backs and summer took one last long look.
The tower is actually finished, though it looks like a work in progress.
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.
The Hrbek gate is directly below. It's a lively place after a game.
Detail at Gate 6
Seating mound (seen from the B ramp)
Click to enlarge. (Photo by Tyler Wycoff)
Photo by Jared Wieseler
Some details are visible here, like the back of an escalator.
Looking up Sixth Street, now barricaded for plaza extension.
The mounds have grown seating supports
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