Newly-unveiled drawings of the 18,000-seat Golden State Warriors arena in San Francisco are getting plenty of attention, for the wrong reasons.
Oakland officials Friday released a draft plan and environmental impact report for their ambitious ideas for developments at the Coliseum complex and on a large tract of land near the Oakland International Airport over the next 20 years.
The final season of football has been played at Candlestick Park, and the original ballpark by the bay will soon be no more. Maybe you’ve heard of Willie Mays? “The Catch?” Or “The Earquake World Series?” The Stick holds memories that don’t deserve to fade, but the building itself belongs squarely in the dustbin of history.
The team could be adversely affected by the passage of Proposition B, which would limit the height of new buildings on Port of San Francisco property.
Even though a proposed Golden State Warriors arena in Mission Bay is a few years ago, transit officials are already preparing for added congestion on the waterfront.
Oakland City Councilmember Larry Reid said he is very disappointed, and feels the decision disrespects the city and thousands of loyal fans.
The Golden State Warriors now plan to build their new arena in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood and Rick Welts, the team’s president and chief of operations, said that besides a view, the new site has everything needed.
Agnos led a group that was strongly opposed to a proposed plan to build the new arena along The Embarcadero, at Piers 30-32.
The Warriors have reportedly abandoned their plans for a new arena along San Francisco’s Embarcadero, opting instead to build in the burgeoning Mission Bay neighborhood.
A San Francisco Superior Court judge is expected to make a ruling this week on whether to allow a controversial measure regarding development on the city’s waterfront on June’s ballot.