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Author Rosentraub, Mark S., 1950-

Title Major league winners : using sports and cultural centers as tools for economic development / Mark S. Rosentraub.

Imprint Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  338.47796 R727m 2010    ---  Available
Description xxii, 290 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Series Book series on public administration & public policy
Public administration and public policy.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Urban change, a loss of centrality, and new destinies for downtowns -- Teams, cities, elites, and the real value of "big ticket" amenities -- Indianapolis as the broker city -- Shared risk, shared returns : San Diego's unique partnership for a ballpark, convention center hotel, and a new downtown neighborhood -- A white elephant, an arena, and revitalization : using location and the glitz of L.A. LIVE to rebuild a downtown area -- Columbus, major league sports, and a new downtown neighborhood : a failed initiative and a privately built arena -- Can a city win when losing? Cleveland and the building of sports, cultural, and entertainment facilities in the midst of population declines and job losses -- Stagnation, crime, and population change : Reading's volunteer leadership group and a focus on sports, entertainment, the arts, and culture to revitalize a small city -- Sports, culture, entertainment and revitalization : turning subsidies into strategic investments.
Subject Sports -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Sports facilities -- United States -- Planning.
Civic centers -- United States -- Planning.
Urban renewal -- United States.
City planning -- United States.
Sports -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
Sports facilities -- United States -- Planning -- Case studies.
Civic centers -- United States -- Planning -- Case studies.
Urban renewal -- United States -- Case studies.
City planning -- United States -- Case studies.
ISBN 9781439801598

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