Old-Style Ballparks Create Vibrant Mixed-use Districts

Old-Style ballparks, fronting on urban streets, spur in-city living.
September 12, 2003, 7am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"From an urbanistic perspective, retro ballparks have generally been a big improvement over the multipurpose stadiums that sprouted in the 1960s and 1970s. Some of the baseball facilities built in the past several years, such as Coors Field in Denver and Pacific Bell Park in San Francisco, front on city streets and are situated within an easy walk of apartments, restaurants, public transportation, and other amenities."

Thanks to Laura Kranz

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Published on Thursday, September 11, 2003 in New Urban News
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