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New Marlins Ballpark Renderings Released, Video "Fly-Through" PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Maury Brown   
Tuesday, 28 July 2009 18:53

Populous, formerly HOK Sports, has released new renderings for the Marlins ballpark design that will reside on the former home of the Orange Bowl in Little Havana. Along with the new high-resolution images is a "fly-through" video (select Read More to see the video, plus vital stats on the ballpark design).

Select each of the images below to see in high-resolution

ALL IMAGES COURTESY POPULOUS

New Marlins Stadium New Marlins Stadium - HR Porch
New Marlins Stadium - View toward Home Plate New Marlins Stadium - Plaza
New Marlins Stadium - Night time New Marlins Stadium - Daytime

 

Select Read More to see details on the new Marlins Stadium design, as well as a "fly-through" animation

BALLPARK FACTS

  • 37,000 seats in three seating decks
  • Home run porch
  • 42 suites
  • 8 party suites
  • Three-panel retractable roof
  • 928,000 square feet on the former Orange Bowl site
  • Main concourse average width: 40 feet
  • Upper concourse average width: 32 feet
  • Field dimensions:

Left field: 340’
Left field power alley: 384’
Center field: 422’
Right field power alley: 392’
Right field: 335’

  • Western plaza for year-round use
  • Taste of Miami food area
  • Half-acre retractable window wall
  • 4 street-level retail shops
  • Street-level team store
  • High definition scoreboard

RETRACTABLE ROOF FACTS

  • 3 panels (2 ends and 1 mid high) elevated over the playing fi eld and ballpark canopy
  • 560 foot span track to track
  • 338,000 square feet of roof surface areas ( 7.76 acres)
  • 13 minute operation speed for fully closed to fully open position
  • Roof panels can be operated independently to produce micro shading effects over the playing fi eld and/or spectators
  • 5th retractable roof built over a ballpark in the U.S.

Video "fly-through" animation courtesy of Populous


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