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2007, Noah's first game (Torii's last)
Yes, son, Memorial Stadium used to be right there, just beyond those gates.
This is the Carew gate covered in plastic.
...but you can get a feel for what it will be like.
Click to see the whole page from this 1971 program.
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).
Target Plaza looking toward the grandstand
Concept drawing for the fan/player appreciation wall. (Click to enlarge.)
August 2001 (a month later we were engaged)
There are no caddies in baseball.
The field will feel very close.
Not sure what those supports are for -- probably stadia.
Grid for the ironwood louvres is in place
Larry DiVito takes a last check of everything before the game starts
Installation in action (Home Plate Box)
There are some great banners on fencing down Target Way. I'm not sure just who sees them.
Click to enlarge.
Detail enclosing the main ticket window area
Champion's Club moat (windows are found at the base of the limestone behind the seats -- not visible in this image)
Fencing is going up all along the plaza
The Pro Shop
Having fun. Installing limestone. Good gig.
I was surprised at how close those upper deck seats seem. From the plaza, you feel like you can reach out and touch them. It really adds to the impression of overall compactness.
Ballpark elevation viewed from the promenade (HERC plant) side. (Click to enlarge.)
Notice the temporary railing extensions
Here's a correction: The LRT platform will actually be able to load outbound trains from both sides.
Shh. Don't tell those people working behind the ticket windows about these automated ticketing machines (underneath the plaza stairs)
They can put a camera just about anywhere. (Photo by Jeff Ewer)
The storage tunnel is barely visible at left behind that guy.
Sometime in the late 1980s: B ramp is under construction. Not yet built: Target Center, I-394 and the A ramp.
Click to see the whole, beautiful image. (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