Stadium NIMBYs

Arlington County, VA is willing to forego a baseball stadium for other developments that would yield more economic benefits.
July 19, 2003, 11am PDT | Connie Chung
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The Arlington County Board has asked to be removed from consideration to house the Montreal Expos,"jeopardizing efforts to bring a major league baseball team to the state." Supporters of the decision refer to studies on Arlington County that have concluded that a baseball stadium would not be a "desirable scenario" and that a conference center, coupled with a hotel and a retail and residential complex, "would yield more economic benefits to the county."

Thanks to Connie Chung

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Published on Friday, July 18, 2003 in The Washington Post
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