The Mill City Times may be small: the blog that covers the central riverfront neighborhoods in Minneapolis has a staff of two. But it also has a great perch (the Bridgewater Loft condos) from which to watch the new Vikings stadium take shape.
Publisher Dave Tinjum is posting a weekly photo of the site, taken from the same vantage point. In about 135 weeks, Tinjum and his wife, Kim Eslinger, will have a one-of-a-kind sequence of what the project looked like.
Mill City Times started in 2010 as a side project for Tinjum and Eslinger. “It’s a labor of love, a love of the downtown neighborhoods,” he says. It started as a quasi-business directory and has morphed into a full-fledged news site.
They’re planning on putting up a new stadium shot every Monday. Check in on their site for your regular dose of construction action.
The Vikings will put up construction cams, says Vikings communications chief Jeff Anderson.
For those asking, Vikings are in process of having 24/7 construction cameras professionally installed. Should be in place by final game.
— Jeff Anderson (@andersonj) December 13, 2013