99% Invisible

262- In the Same Ballpark

29:39 | Jun 13th, 2017

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In the 1992, the Baltimore Orioles opened their baseball season at a brand new stadium called Oriole Park at Camden Yards, right along the downtown harbor. The stadium was small and intimate, built with brick and iron trusses—a throwback to … Continu...Show More


Retro architecture in a downtown location makes Camden Yards a great ballpark. In typical 99%I fashion, they don’t stop there. They explore the copy cat effect and public spending priorities.