View Full Version : Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas, USA discussion

06-20-2008, 06:52 PM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile15429/Minute-Maid-Park,-Houston,-Texas,-USA.htm>Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas, USA</a></b><br><br>Since its opening, Minute Maid Park, has become one of baseballs &quot;crown jewels.&quot; The construction began on October 30, 1997. It would feature a retractable roof and natural grass. The ballpark was constructed with concrete and steel structures, and the facade consist of brick and limestone. The 1911-vintage Union Station forms the ballpark's main entrance. A retractable roof was necessary for the ballpark to keep the summer heat out and to keep fans cool. The roof can open or close in 20 minutes. As part of a 30 year/$100 million deal the ballpark was originally known as Enron Field<br /><br /><img src=http://www.gearthhacks.com/showimage.php?image=new/080505/586087Clipboard26.jpg>

06-20-2008, 06:53 PM
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