Do Ballparks Really Spur Revitalization?

What comes first, the brew pub or the stadium?

Conventional wisdom says that investing in a ballpark will help revitalize a run-down area. In the cases of Seattle and Denver, the results are mixed. As the City of Washington D.C. lobbies to build a publicly funded stadium on the Anacostia waterfront, what lessons can they learn from other cities?

Thanks to Stephen J. Conschafter

Full Story: Ballparks in West Offer D.C. Divergent Lessons


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