Photos: Rejected Vikings stadium designs

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1 Preliminary design rendering from AECOM, which began in 1909 as Ellerbe and Associates. 
2 AECOM designed Target's corporate headquarters and downtown retail store. 
3 A proposed Vikings stadium design by Philadelphia-based Ewing Cole. 
4 Ewing Cole is designing the Met Life Stadium. 
5 An aerial shot of the Vikings stadium proposal by Populous. 
6 Populous designed the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, TCF Bank stadium and Target Field. 
7 A rendering proposed by Kansas City-based HNTB. 
8 HNTB designed what will be the newest football stadium in the US, for the San Francisco 49ers, under construction now. 
9 The winning firm: HKS Inc. 
10 A second concept from the Dallas-based firm. Warning: The final stadium may look nothing like either of these.