Rupp Arena

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Mayor Jim Gray and Gov. Steve Beshear unveiled the new $310 million dollar design for the Rupp Arena Monday.

photo by Brenna Angel

LEXINGTON, Ky. - After several weeks of behind-the-scenes action, a winner of the Town Branch Commons design competition will be selected this week. Five design firms were invited to submit their proposals for creating a narrow park and water feature through downtown Lexington.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The consulting firm Conventions, Sports & Leisure International will serve as the strategic advisor for the proposed project to renovate Rupp Arena and develop an Arts & Entertainment District in downtown Lexington.

photo by Brenna Angel

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Lexington Downtown Development Authority is looking for ideas on how to possibly bring the Town Branch Creek back to the surface.

Ex-UK Administrator Will Be Rupp Project Manager

Jun 1, 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A former vice president at the University of Kentucky has been tapped as the new project manager for the Rupp Arena Arts and Entertainment District.

Underneath the heart of downtown Lexington flows the Town Branch Creek. It’s been buried for more than 100 years, but now community leaders are talking about bringing the water back to the surface as part of the creation of a Rupp Arena, Arts, and Entertainment District.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Thousands of UK fans will be packed into Rupp Arena this afternoon for a celebration of the men’s basketball teaming winning the NCAA title.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Before the home of the UK mens’ basketball team can get a complete makeover, city leaders need to figure how to pay for the project. Brent Rice, chairman of the Rupp Arena task force, discussed possibilities Friday morning at a Commerce Lexington event.

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