It's Hardly Sportin': Stadiums, Neighborhoods, and the New Chicago

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Across the nation, stadiums and sports centers are a vital aspect of urban redevelopment. How do these projects affect the communities near the new facilities? Focusing on the controversies surrounding three major Chicago projects the United Center, Comiskey Park, and lighting Wrigley Field "It's Hardly Sportin'" suggests fresh ways for cities to coordinate the expansion of sports facilities with neighborhood life. Shared interest in the home team's triumphs and tragedies can unify a city. But when disputes arise over new ...

It's Hardly Sportin': Stadiums, Neighborhoods, and the New Chicago 2003, Northern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780875803050

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