Rupp District

Local/Regional News
12:24 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Beshear Continues Push For Rupp Funding

Credit wuky.org

Gov. Steve Beshear is keeping up the pressure on lawmakers in Frankfort to fund the Rupp Arena redesign.

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Local/Regional News
4:40 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

State Rep. Introduces Hotel Tax Bill As Potential Revenue Generator For Rupp Project

Credit Business Lexington

State Rep. Jesse Crenshaw says Lexington should be allowed to raise taxes on hotel rooms to help fund the proposed renovation of Rupp Arena.

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Local/Regional News
4:46 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

New Rupp Arena Designs Revealed

NBBJ / EOP / Scape

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

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Local/Regional News
3:15 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Major Rupp Arena Announcement Set For Wednesday

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A major announcement on the future of the Rupp Arena and Lexington Convention Center remodeling project is expected Wednesday.

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Local/Regional News
4:02 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Convention-Goers Weigh In On Lexington Conventon Center Redesign

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A focus group made up of key convention organizers and attendees has been examining preliminary plans for the proposed redesign of the Lexington Convention Center.

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7:25 pm
Thu May 2, 2013

Public Sees Details of Town Branch Commons Proposal

Artist's rendering of Town Branch Commons

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Four connected zones would make up Lexington’s Town Branch Commons in a downtown greenspace proposal that was unveiled at a public meeting Wednesday.

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Local/Regional News
6:54 am
Fri November 16, 2012

Consultant Picked for Rupp District Project

Proposed interior of a renovated Rupp Arena. Courtesy Space Group.

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.

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3:50 pm
Wed September 26, 2012

Design Firms Asked to Show What's Possible for Daylighting Town Branch

Town Branch Creek is mostly buried under downtown Lexington, but it comes to the surface near the Cox Street parking lot behind Rupp Arena. -- photo by Brenna Angel
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.

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