Would you like to see the Royals move to a downtown stadium?

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Re: Would you like to see the Royals move to a downtown stadium?

Post by Riverite » Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:25 am

What about the bit of downtown directly east of downtown, I believe it’s called paseo west. I always imagined that neighborhood could really blossom if it had just a bit of a fresh start. It’s got a great grid some beautiful old buildings and a great area

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Re: Would you like to see the Royals move to a downtown stadium?

Post by mgsports » Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:07 am

In other part of KC area.

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Re: Would you like to see the Royals move to a downtown stadium?

Post by TheLastGentleman » Wed Oct 16, 2019 1:24 am

KCPowercat wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:58 am
Why?
Think about it, we have a chance to restore a street grid that's been mutilated by a urban freeway, right? Placing a stadium in the middle of that would immediately ruin that grid. A stadium requires about 4 city blocks, meaning a major N/S street will inevitably get cut off. How could a stadium possibly justify that, especially given the multitude of other, far less destructive alternatives?

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Re: Would you like to see the Royals move to a downtown stadium?

Post by KCPowercat » Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:08 am

TheLastGentleman wrote:
Wed Oct 16, 2019 1:24 am
KCPowercat wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:58 am
Why?
Think about it, we have a chance to restore a street grid that's been mutilated by a urban freeway, right? Placing a stadium in the middle of that would immediately ruin that grid. A stadium requires about 4 city blocks, meaning a major N/S street will inevitably get cut off. How could a stadium possibly justify that, especially given the multitude of other, far less destructive alternatives?
That's a good point.

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