The Strib’s Eric Roper says the Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission has turned back a staff recommendation to approve tearing down the newspaper’s Portland Avenue offices to make room for a new $400 million multi-use development near the new Vikings stadium. The 10-member panel, which includes former Star Tribune staff writer and architecture critic Linda Mack, Read more

The dispute over whether the new Vikings “People’s Stadium” will accommodate baseball people seems close to getting resolved. Amateur baseball, like the University of Minnesota’s team, expressed alarm that the Vikings intentions to bring fan seating as close to the action as possible might hem in hitters in the new stadium. “We think the teams Read more

1. Target Field, Minneapolis   2. Target Center, Minneapolis   3. Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul   4. TCF Bank Stadium, Minneapolis   Read the story: Mortenson picked to build new Minnesota Vikings stadium See photos of what the stadium might look like  Can more gambling pay for the stadium? Read this update about how it’s going.  5. Coors Field, Denver Read more