Last Wednesday – when we were days away from clinching and the world was a beautiful place to live – I took a walk around Citi Field and snapped some closeups.
Here is the (I believe) South wall along the first base side, next to the Rotunda.
As you can see, they are putting up the brick siding and seem to have the first level complete. here’s a closup:
I think it would look better with some blue and orange corrugated sheet metal fragments attached to the side, but that’s just me.
Here is the right field corner. I understand those brown and blue structures are the least expensive luxury boxes you can buy at Citi Field:
Finally here is a poignant portrait of the great, doomed Shea, as seen through the framework of its sleek successor:
For video of Citi Field, see:
Citi Field Rotunda, September 12, 2007
Citi Field From Shea's Loge13, Sept. 12, 2007
Shea Stadium, From Loge 13's Point Of View