The New Fashion in Stadiums

Hequet, Marc
April 2006
Planning;Apr2006, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p22
Trade Publication
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.


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