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You are forgiven for wondering whether architect Tom Oslund is, in fact, a visitor from the future.
A little more imaginative is the circulation building for Northstar.
Steps going up at Gate 29/Carew
The service entrance area in left-center, now with bench seating
Did I mention that the cheerleaders looked pretty sharp?
This is what I was working on while my photo was taken (click to see a VERY BIG version).
This is what will count as a knothole (actually, it's a gated entrance)
The finished product.
Peering through Gate 34
Limestone still dominates the Seventh Street walkway from a pedestrian point of view. But brick take over as you move upward -- a concession to cost, no doubt.
A scene repeated about a BILLION times each game
This is from inside the B ramp, where an entrance to the plaza will one day be
I never think of Rod Carew as a first baseman. But he was.
The season was perfectly bookended by Mick Sterling on the plaza
Up there is where I plan to buy a lot of hot dogs. You can see the vending areas developing rather quickly around the completed portion of the upper concourse.
Artist at (very painstaking) work
A closer look at the grid on the Pro Shop.
Note reflected sunset (7:30 PM). Could be a worry...
Scoreboard installation in progress
Looking back toward downtown from the end of the balcony
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.
Final pieces arrive
A view from up (and in) the street.
North Loop Deli
Here is a close-up of those funny little islands of seats (HRP View).
Met Stadium on May 17, 1975 (Twins vs. Brewers featuring Hank Aaron)
A true fan out in the bleachers
The Guthrie Theater's Wurtele Thrust Stage seating
This view, through a B ramp window, won't last forever.
A few details worth noticing (Kauffmann Stadium, New Comiskey, Comerica Park, Source: LP)
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