TITLE

The New Fashion in Stadiums

AUTHOR(S)
Hequet, Marc
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Planning;Apr2006, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the role of sports stadiums in the improvement of the city planning in the U.S. Sports stadiums are now being mixed with hotel, retail and residential venues in the same area. Cited as an example is the Glendale Arena which is located adjacent a convention center and will be surrounded with three square miles of Phoenix Suburb. The Nationwide Realty developer plans to surround the Nationwide Arena in Columbus with restaurants, bars, theater complex, a music hall and 500 housing units. Pittsburgh assistant planning director Patrick Hassett is now searching for opportunities to locate residential facilities near the football, baseball and hockey facilities.
ACCESSION #
20303459

 

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