Pittsburgh's `plan B' would tap bonds to finance stadiums
- ARIZONA: Shrinking Sites. Victory, Darren // Bond Buyer;1/15/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31304, p31
Reports on the withdrawal of proposal by two parties offering their property as a potential site for a multimillion dollar stadium for the National Football League's Arizona Cardinals. Reasons for the withdrawal of the proposals; Steps taken by the sports authority in event of withdrawals.
- A page from Puck's playbook. Hutchinson, Brian // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;7/5/93, Vol. 20 Issue 29, p16
Speculates that if the City of Calgary cannot see its way clear to improve it's city-owned facility, Foothills Stadium, Russ Parker, owner of minor league baseball's Calgary Cannons, may have to move the team out of town. Improvements Parker has already financed at Foothills; His ongoing...
- Structural gymnastics for the Olympics. // Architectural Record;Sep1988, Vol. 176 Issue 10, p128
Basing his design on R. Buckminster Fuller's tensegrity principle, New York engineer David H. Geiger has developed the first tensegrity domes ever constructed. Referred to by Geiger as cable domes, these roofs span two of the stadiums to be used during the 1988 Summer games in Seoul, South Korea.
- Design for leisure. deFlon, R. // Architectural Record;Jun1991, Vol. 179 Issue 6, p58
Discusses the changes American sports and leisure facilities are undergoing. Looks at the four historical phases of sports stadium design and renovation.
- Stretched muscles. Jahn, G. // Architectural Record;Jun1991, Vol. 179 Issue 6, p74
Offers a look at the new Sydney Football Stadium in Australia, which hosts rugby and soccer games. Designed by architects Philip Cox Richardson Taylor and Partners, the stadium has a rounded form and dramatic swooping roof that provides the most number of seats around the halfway line. ...
- Captains already steering more biz to Eastlake. Hasek, Glenn // Crain's Cleveland Business;3/24/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 12, pI-9
Focuses on the initiation of business development projects in the area around the Eastlake stadium in Ohio, built specifically for the baseball team Cleveland Indians. Rise in the popularity of the area among industrial developers; Urge made by the stadium's developer to Wal Mart Stores Inc. to...
- Conduct eyed in collapse. Flynn, Kevin // ENR: Engineering News-Record;10/30/95, Vol. 235 Issue 18, p10
Reports on the March 20, 1995 light tower collapse at Olympic Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. Need for the state's engineering and architecture boards to address issues involving designers' responsibility on construction projects to determine if professional misconduct contributed to the death of...
- So far, stadium proposals failed to produce deal that hits a home run with all involved. D'Ambrosio, Michele // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;06/29/98, Issue 322322, p1
Reports on the proposal for a baseball stadium construction in Fresno, California. Cooperation of the public and private sector; Attitude of business owners to the proposed stadium.
- City: Downtown should be domed. Cohen, Aaron D. // Las Vegas Business Press;8/14/95, Vol. 12 Issue 32, p1
Reports on proposals to build a domed stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. Importance attached to public opinion before approving construction projects; Companies involved in planning for the construction of the domed stadium; Comments.
- The Yale Bowl. Wortman, Marc; Kageleiry, James // Yankee;Dec94, Vol. 58 Issue 12, p116
Features the Yale Bowl, a 70,874-seat stadium and a National Historic Landmark in New Haven, Connecticut. Inauguration of stadium with Harvard's victory over Yale's Bulldogs; Special construction processes; Estimated amount for renovation.