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I didn't check the menu too closely, but it looks like all the standard fare is available, and not much of the non-standard stuff.
A closer look into the park from down the street. How great will this view be during a game??
At the corner of the Pro Shop.
This is also the promenade, where the first indications of the final texture of the walkway can be seen. This layer of concrete is going on top of gravel (as has been done over on the plaza).
Pawlenty makes it official!
View from the Overlook
Click to see the whole page from this 1971 program.
Flag poles, fencing, main entrance gates
Inspecting the delivery
8:02 PM It's at peak, affecting mostly the upper deck.
I don't think this will remain a knothole, but the view is pretty cool.
They can put a camera just about anywhere. (Photo by Jeff Ewer)
Integrating the administration building was really a great idea. Actually, there will be more things inside than just offices, but that will probably be some sweet space.
This view, also from the same warehouse roof, shows the newly-rebuilt viaduct on North Seventh Street.
Skyline to the left of me, jokers to the right, here I am, stuck in the outfield with you... (click to enlarge)
Notice the temporary railing extensions
This would be easy to miss, but I found it on a cart located directly behind the Batter's Eye seating on the upper concourse in center field.
A few weeks ago there were sand volleyball courts here. When the park opens, this will be surface parking. Maybe one day there will be something more interesting built on top of that parking...
This opportunity is half a block up Third Avenue and thousands of people walk right by before and after games.
Air conditioning condensation on the floor.
Workers against green
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Also from the B ramp entrance off of Third, a look up at the tiny crack between ballpark and parking ramp
This looks like a Twins Pub, but is actually the scoreboard operations.
You are forgiven for wondering whether architect Tom Oslund is, in fact, a visitor from the future.
Another classic space in the making above the Hrbek gate.
Original outfield configuration
The first passengers are about to arrive, but the switch is set for the wrong track (those guys walked all the way out to correct it)
Finished product (Field Terrace)
Target Plaza looking toward the grandstand
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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