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Continued: Architects see Vikings stadium site as unique urban park

  • Article by: RICHARD MERYHEW , Star Tribune
  • Last update: June 1, 2013 - 10:34 PM

“You take 50 feet right off the top, and it certainly helps,” he said. “These are big, monumental buildings, and it’s always a challenge to translate these large facades to a more human scale. Hopefully, that has been achieved.”

Preliminary design plans also call for two skyways that would link the stadium to nearby parking ramps. Details won’t be firmed up, however, until after the stadium authority and Vikings select a developer to build the ramps and skyways.

Kelm-Helgen said the authority and team are in the process of interviewing three bidders and plan to award a contract by mid-June.

 

Richard Meryhew • 612-673-4425

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