So far, of the more than 800 minorities who have worked on the Vikings stadium, only 48 trained workers have been hired through Summit Academy. Updated Mar. 17, 2015
The Legacy Bricks program is selling various-sized personalized pavers for a few hundred dollars that will be placed on a 3-acre plaza. Updated Mar. 26, 2015
It will be directed, among other things, toward plaza enhancements, food service equipment, seat upgrades and a deck that looks out toward Minneapolis, the team said.
Updated Mar. 27, 2015
It's hard to see when you drive by, but crews have made progress digging the hole for the new stadium.
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 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.
Phoenix effort helps local group plan size, scope for 2018 game, said Maureen Bausch.
Updated Feb. 18, 2015