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Baseball Stadiums

Feature
July 7, 2019, 1pm PDT
Architecture critic Paul Goldberger analyzes the evolution of baseball stadiums and celebrates their essential connection to cities in "Ballpark: Baseball in the American City."
Josh Stephens
May 17, 2019, 6am PDT
A new book looks at the evolution of American ballparks and the changes that have mirrored urbanism.
Curbed
April 9, 2019, 7am PDT
Finding a new home for a major league baseball team isn't as easy as it used to be in Florida.
Tampa Bay Times
March 28, 2019, 9am PDT
On top of plans to build a new ballpark, the Oakland Athletics have proposed developing 6,000 units of housing. Half would be located at the new site near Jack London Square, and the other half at the current Oakland Coliseum site.
The Los Angeles Times
February 9, 2019, 7am PST
The Oakland A's want to build a gondola from one of the city's premier destinations to the proposed location of a new ballpark.
San Francisco Chronicle
December 21, 2018, 12pm PST
With no shot at a new ballpark in Tampa, and pressure mounting to relocate the team to Portland, Oregon, among other possibilities, the Tampa Bay Rays could still end up at a new location in St. Petersburg.
Tampa Bay Times
November 30, 2018, 1pm PST
The Portland Diamond Project is trying to bring Major League Baseball to Portland.
OPB
August 10, 2018, 5am PDT
The Tampa Bay Rays still play at Tropicana Field, but they won't forever. The redevelopment opportunity for the site will be a game changer for the city.
Tampa Bay Times
July 20, 2018, 10am PDT
The Midsummer Classic is over, and the dog days of summer are looming. Not every team has a chance at October baseball, but some still offer a lot to love in the neighborhood outside the ballpark.
Chicago Tribune
March 29, 2018, 2pm PDT
It's Opening Day for Major League Baseball, and fans of the Seattle Mariners have an extra reason to celebrate this year.
Curbed Seattle
February 15, 2017, 6am PST
The Atlanta Braves are decamping for the suburbs this spring.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 4, 2016, 6am PDT
A columnist absolutely eviscerates the Atlanta Braves organization as it plays its final game in Turner Field in Atlanta. The team is departing the city for a new suburban stadium in Cobb County.
Marketwatch
July 7, 2016, 6am PDT
Cobb County, Georgia recently approved the "Accessory Special Event Parking" ordinance to limit parking operations around the Atlanta Braves' new stadium.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
June 23, 2016, 1pm PDT
An investigation by WFAA-TV finds that the 50-50 deal promised by city officials to build a new baseball stadium in Arlington is more likely going to end up being an 80-20 deal.
WFAA
May 25, 2016, 7am PDT
For a little while there, it looked like the Texas Ranger were going urban.
Fort Worth Business
April 15, 2016, 8am PDT
The recent on-field success of the Houston Astros is matched by a wave of building in the neighborhood around their home ballpark. All of that means baseball fans might have a harder time finding a place to park this season.
Houston Chronicle
July 2, 2015, 12pm PDT
Capturing the complexities and competing forces at play in major metro areas stumps many writers who face the challenge.
The Planning Report
February 14, 2015, 7am PST
A Chicago Tribune article reveals some of the behind-the-scenes moves made by the Chicago Cubs to control more of the commercial interests in a neighborhood already famously devoted to its team.
Chicago Tribune
December 11, 2014, 7am PST
The Atlanta Braves Major league Baseball team made a splash last year by deciding to decamp to suburban Cobb County for a new ballpark. Still to be determined: Can the new ballpark spur development and integrate into the community?
Atlanta Journal Constitution
March 7, 2014, 7am PST
The decision of where to locate ballparks, and to what extent the public should subsidize that location, can have ripple effects throughout the land use and transportation systems of a region.
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