Town Branch Commons

Local/Regional News
7:43 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Public Weighs In On Early Vision For Arts & Entertainment District

Rupp Arena interior

LEXINGTON, Ky. -  Architects and designers shared their early visions for the Rupp Arena Arts & Entertainment District at a public meeting Wednesday night. Though no new major designs were unveiled, more than a hundred Lexingtonians showed up to hear and comment on the plans.

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Local/Regional News
9:50 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Public Input Sought On Area Around Rupp Arena

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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Public input on the new look and reinvention of the area around Rupp Arena in Lexington is being sought at a meeting in Lexington.

The forum is set for Wednesday from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Theatre at 214 E. Main St.

The lead architect on the arena project, Robert Mankin of NBBJ, and Kate Orff from SCAPE/LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE will offer a brief presentation and hear suggestions.

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Local/Regional News
7:46 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

Rupp Arena To Be Separated From Convention Center

Design plan for reinvented Rupp Arena and Lexington Center
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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Rupp Arena's latest proposed makeover will make it a stand-alone facility that state and local officials hope will reinvent downtown.  It's not clear yet how the massive renovation will be funded.

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Local/Regional News
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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WUKY In Depth
8:40 am
Mon February 4, 2013

Mondays With The Mayors - Jim Gray, Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. - It's the first Monday of a new month and that means its time for a visit with Lexington Mayor Jim Gray on Mondays With The Mayors.  Gray talks about the new Homeless Commission Report and  the design contest for the Town Branch Commons.  A winner is expected to be announced later today.  Mondays With The Mayors is an exclusive production of WUKY.

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