A Tale Of Two Ballparks

While the Padres’ Petco Park anchors an emerging neighborhood, the Phillies’ Citizens Bank Park dissipates its energy among parking lots.
July 19, 2004, 12pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Two major league baseball stadiums opened this spring — at opposite ends of the country and at opposing ends of the urban design spectrum. Their arrival points up the continuing struggle over whether ballparks should emphasize ample parking or should fit into pedestrian-scale, mixed-use districts.

Thanks to Rob Steuteville

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Published on Monday, July 19, 2004 in New Urban News
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