Page 2 of 2 Previous

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

  • related content

  • Video: Elliot Park residents check out new neighbor

    Monday May 20, 2013

    Now that the architectural renderings for a new Vikings stadium are out, we went to an Elliot Park neighborhood...

  • $400 million plan would reshape downtown east

    Wednesday May 15, 2013

    The five-block area would become home to two, 20-story office towers spanning 1.2 million square feet of space.

  • A landscape architect’s rendering of the new Vikings stadium as viewed from the northwest looking southeast toward Elliot Park. The stadium’s west end plaza, which will serve as the main entrance, is located on the right and is flanked by dozens of trees.

  • get related content delivered to your inbox

  • manage my email subscriptions

ADVERTISEMENT

Cincinnati - WP: A. Simon 4 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - LP: J. Samardzija 1
St. Louis - LP: M. Wacha 1 FINAL
Washington - WP: G. Gonzalez 3
Milwaukee - WP: K. Lohse 5 FINAL
Pittsburgh - LP: C. Morton 3
Toronto - WP: S. Delabar 3 FINAL
Cleveland - LP: M. Rzepczynski 2
LA Angels - WP: J. Weaver 11 FINAL
Detroit - LP: D. Smyly 6
Atlanta - WP: A. Harang 6 FINAL
NY Mets - LP: J. Niese 0
Baltimore - WP: C. Tillman 8 FINAL
Boston - LP: J. Lackey 4
NY Yankees - LP: A. Warren 5 FINAL
Tampa Bay - WP: J. McGee 11
Seattle - LP: Y. Medina 4 FINAL
Miami - WP: S. Cishek 8
Chicago WSox - LP: F. Paulino 0 FINAL
Texas - WP: M. Perez 12
Minnesota - LP: R. Nolasco 0 FINAL
Kansas City - WP: J. Vargas 5
Philadelphia 1 Top 9th Inning
Colorado 12
Houston 0 Bottom 3rd Inning
Oakland 8
San Francisco 0 Top 5th Inning
San Diego 1
Arizona 0 Bottom 4th Inning
Los Angeles 0
Montreal 4 FINAL
Tampa Bay 1
Detroit 1 FINAL
Boston 0
Dallas 1 2nd Prd 13:12
Anaheim 1
Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Date/Opponent Time W L Score
2013 preseason     
Aug 9 - vs. Houston 7 pmX27-13
Aug 16 - at Buffalo 6 pmX20-16
Aug 25 - at San Francisco 7 pmX34-14
Aug 29 - vs. Tennessee 7 pmX24-23
2013 regular season     
Sep 8 - at Detroit NoonX34-24
Sep 15 - at Chicago NoonX31-30
Sep 22 - vs. Cleveland NoonX31-27
Sep 29 - vs. Pittsburgh (in London) NoonX34-27
Oct 6 - Bye
Oct 13 - vs. Carolina NoonX35-10
Oct 21 - at. NY Giants 7:40 pmX23-7
Oct 27 - vs. Green Bay 7:30 pmX44-31
Nov 3 - at Dallas NoonX27-23
Nov 7 - vs. Washington 7:25 pmX34-27
Nov 17 - at Seattle 3:25 pmX41-20
Nov. 24 - at Green Bay Noon26-26
Dec 1 - vs. Chicago NoonX23-20
Dec 8 - at Baltimore NoonX29-26
Dec 15 - vs. Philadelphia NoonX48-30
Dec 22 - at Cincinnati NoonX42-14
Dec 29 - vs. Detroit NoonX14-13

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

question of the day

Poll: Will you boo Jared Allen when he returns with the Bears?

Weekly Question

ADVERTISEMENT

 
Close