Super Bowl

Last Wednesday, an estimated 700,000—more than the city's population of 635,000—welcomed the Seahawks home, without major incident. Writing in The Atlantic Cities, Chuck Wolfe describes five lessons for placemaking through words and photographs.
Feb 8, 2014   The Atlantic Cities
With parking limited around the stadium for yesterday’s Super Bowl, attendees relied on the New York region’s transit system to get to and from the game. After months of worry about the weather, mass transit was the Least Valuable Player on game day.
Feb 3, 2014   New York Times
An infographic from the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition compares U.S. development and aid spending to the annual Super Bowl splurge on ads, food, and security.
Feb 3, 2013   The Washington Post
With the Super Bowl just around the corner, it's time to reconsider the allegiance of cities to professional sports teams.
Feb 3, 2013   Next City
Mark Byrnes explains the recent renovations - both inside and outside - of New Orleans' Superdome, home to Sunday's Super Bowl. The work was funded, at least in part, by FEMA.
Feb 2, 2013   The Atlantic Cities
Now that we know the two teams who will duke it out on Feb 3rd, fans and advertisers can turn their attention to the year's biggest sporting event. But the Super Bowl is more than just a football game, it's also a transportation-planning challenge.
Jan 21, 2013   Transportation Radio
The day after the big game, Diana Lind, with the help of a <em>Planet Money</em> Podcast, delves into the economic ramifications of hosting a super bowl, and wonders whether Indianapolis might not turn out to be the night's biggest loser.
Feb 6, 2012   Next American City
On the eve of the Super Bowl, Richard Florida attempts to answer one of the most critical debates concerning metropolitan vitality today -- which is the superior sports town: Boston or New York?
Feb 3, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
As Super Bowl week comes to a close, Emily Badger reports on the host city's efforts to use the event as a catalyst for substantive change throughout the city.
Feb 2, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
The Super Bowl bid in Indianapolis has had a ripple effect in the community, leading to significant revitalization efforts and a "mini-building boom in anticipation of the big game."
Jan 11, 2012   The New York Times
The city of Indianapolis is using its hosting duties for the 2012 Super Bowl to rework one of its main streets into a new public space.
Sep 21, 2010   The Architect's Newspaper