After months and year of wondering, Vikings fans will finally know what the new Vikings Stadium will look like Monday night. The wish list of what it could, or should look like has been growing. Some of the Purple’s most die-hard fans will find out in person. The Vikings will make the big reveal outside the Guthrie Theater, where lots of excitement and lots of opinions about features the new design will follow.
Minneapolis-based Mortenson Construction is well-known nationally for its sports facilities. It built Target Field and TCF Bank Stadium. Mortenson won the bid with both an aggressive construction schedule, and a hometown discount.
The people behind Crave, Urban Eatery and the new Figlio have another concept coming to downtown Minneapolis. The corner of Hennepin Avenue and 8th Street will soon be home to a new restaurant that will literally blow the roof off Minnesota dining.
For the last 10 years, the goal for Vikings owners was getting approval for a new stadium. Lawmakers finally gave an approval to the $975 million deal on Thursday.
The Metrodome always felt like a rental property for Zygi and Mark Wilf, two New Jersey real estate developers who purchased the Minnesota Vikings in 2005 with the hopes of moving out of the place as quickly as possible.