Marianne Combs from Minnesota Public Radio joined the AIA Minneapolis Urban Design Committee for their March luncheon to report on the design of the new Minnesota Twins Ballpark located in downtown Minneapolis. The Luncheon panel included Hennepin County Commissioner Mike Opat, Architects Bruce Miller from HOK and Bill Blanski from HGA and Implementation Committee member and North Loop resident David Frank. Chuck Balentine, Deputy Coordinator for the Hennepin County Ballpark Project was the moderator.
Read or listen to the MPR report, Will the Downtown Diamond Sparkle? then add your comments below. The Urban Design Committee has also set up a yahoo group to disseminate and discuss the lasted information on ballpark design issues. To join the group email Emily at firstname.lastname@example.org and she will send you a personal invitation.
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