Rolling excavation machines have dug a shallow, oval-shaped hole of four feet or so on the 14.5-acre construction site to make way for the $375 million arena being built by the partnership of MGM Resorts and Anschutz Entertainment Group.
The Cordish Cos., the Baltimore-based company partnering with the city of Las Vegas on a soccer stadium proposal, was the subject of racial discrimination lawsuits and complaints in entertainment districts in three states, according to a New York Daily News report posted early Monday.
Call it a “soccer stadium” and Las Vegas Councilman Bob Coffin volunteers to correct you. “You really want to call it a multi-purpose stadium,” Coffin says.
With all the stadium, arena and ballpark proposals floating around Las Vegas, it’s a challenge to keep track of them all. Here’s the rundown for those keeping score:
After the unanimous Clark County Commission vote Wednesday, Jackie Robinson hugged brother, Charles. Moments earlier, commissioners — acting as the zoning board — approved a $1.3 billion resort and arena project at the old Wet ‘n Wild site next to SLS Las Vegas on the north end of the Strip.
Lobbying Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman for public dollars to build a new 51s ballpark next to the Red Rock Resort in Summerlin will likely be a strikeout.