Vikings stadium groundbreaking
The 2½-year mission to build a $1 billion new home for the Minnesota Vikings ceremonially kicked off Tuesday morning with a long-awaited groundbreaking outside the Metrodome. Updated Dec. 3, 2013
A complex deal includes city-issued bonds for a 1,625-space parking ramp and a public park. Updated 4:34 PM
The stadium will have giant pivoting glass doors that open to the downtown Minneapolis skyline. Seven stadium decks will surround a field of artificial turf with two giant high-tech scoreboards at each end zone.
The most progressive, most sustainable NFL football stadium, says Tom Fisher, dean of University of Minnesota's College of Design. Updated May. 17, 2013
The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority awarded a key parking contract for the $975 million Vikings stadium to Ryan Cos. in a deal that is inextricably linked to Ryan’s development of nearby offices, apartments, retail shops and a park.
The area around the Metrodome never fulfilled the hopes of stadium backers 30 years ago, who believed a new stadium could spark redevelopment of the shabby district called Industry Square. Here's a look at details from the Ryan Companies proposal for a $400 million redevelopment near new Vikings stadium. Also, take a look at how the “Metrodome Neighborhood” looked in 1951 compared to today.
A switch-over in the way the state collects e-gambling taxes to help fund the Vikings stadium may lead to losses...
City will now negotiate with the Timberwolves and other private interests over $135 million renovation of the 22-year-old building.
The team will pay $41.4 million more to preserve the stadium’s design and high-tech features. That brings the team’s portion of the $975 million cost to $503.4 million.
The City Council has not yet reviewed the details of the public financing package, primary office tenant Wells Fargo & Co. is demanding controversial signage and historic preservationists tried to save the Star Tribune building, which is in the middle of the project.