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In a deal that could set off a war among outdoor concert venues, Carmel developer REI Investments will buy the 102-acre former General Motors Stamping Plant site, possibly build a 15,000-seat amphitheater on one half and resell the other half to the city for a new jail and justice center. Read more…
By KATE MURPHY
GILBERT, Ariz. — In many American suburbs, outward signs of life are limited to the blue glow of television screens flickering behind energy-efficient windows. But in a subdivision of this bedroom community outside Phoenix, amid precision-cut lawns and Craftsman-style homes, lambs caper in common green areas, chickens scratch in a citrus grove and residents roam rows of heirloom vegetables to see what might be good for dinner.
Christine Negroni, The New York Times
December 27, 2012
DENVER — When excavators digging on the land that was formerly Denver’s Stapleton Airport unearthed an old Cessna, J. W. Duff, the 86-year-old owner of the J. W. Duff Aircraft Company was not surprised. “Lots of planes” were disposed of by burial when the airport was still in operation, Mr. Duff said. Finding something unexpected is just one of the many challenges of turning idled airports into something else.
Stapleton’s journey from in-town airport to one of the city’s newest planned residential communities began more than a decade ago when it was replaced by Denver International Airport, which was built 12 miles out of town in the middle of a vast prairie with no residential neighbors to be bothered by its noise. Repurposing a large civilian airfield like Stapleton had not been done before in the United States. Read more…