Home to the minor-league Norfolk Tides, Harbor Park is a neotraditional baseball stadium designed by a nationally acclaimed Kansas City firm that specializes in large-scale facilities, including sporting arenas. The stadium is a smaller version of the firm's successful design for the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards, combining diapered brickwork with cast concrete ornament in a rhythmic arrangement of arches and piers. Beyond the grandly scaled entrance at the northwest corner, the field is oriented to give fans a sweeping view of the Elizabeth River beyond second base. For the players on the field, the city's skyline provides an impressive backdrop to the stands.
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