If Canada bids for the Pan Am Games, events could be held in several communities in the province of Ontario’s “Golden Horseshoe? including St. Catharine’s, Barrie, Toronto and Hamilton; and residents of those communities would benefit from the new facilities that would be built.
Another possible stadium-by-international-event route that has been speculated on is a possible joint US-Canada World Cup bid that would involve new stadia being built in Canada re the hosting of group stages across Canada (Southern Ontario in particular, Halifax with a New England group stage, etc.). The Pan-Am route is another possibility. Unless IWS collapses in some calamitous event, I don't think a new stadium is going to materialize outside of an international event situation as the impetus for public funds being made available for that purpose.
I don't know if this site has ever been mentioned ,but how about the Martin Golf course@ chedoke for a possible site for a new stadium.?
Awsome site looking over the bay,if designed properly, and close to the escarpment.
Close to all major roads and plenty of room for parking.
It is city owned and the last time I played there in the fall,well lets say the city isn't taking good care of it.keep the Beddoe course though.!
There is alot happening in the EAST area...ALL POSITIVE
1.the redevelopment of Ottawa st to Kenilworth. business area
2. 100 million dollars redevelopment of the Centre Mall
3. 8 million dollars into Gage Park starting later this year
I think its time to knock the "old girl down"
the Pan American games could only help the economy in this area.
If a new stadium is in the works with the Pan-Am Games or whatever, I wonder what land is available or would be available in the steel factory areas that are on the waterfront? Are Stelco and Dofasco in any way going to downsize in the future there and will lands be available? No idea but worth looking at.
Just Because something is old
Dose not mean you get rid of it.
Look at Fenway Park it opened on April 20, 1912.
It's Still Going Strong..
This could be Our Fenway
New Dose not always Mean Better.
The Sight lines could be worse.
The Prices will go up
Look at Rogers Center Food Prices (YIKES)
All you beer lovers
A Beer here is Cheep Compared to The Dome.
You Complaining now about tickets wait see the bill with a new Stadium.
We don't need a Place even close to Rogers Center.
But that what you'll get with a new Stadium.
I thought I had read it all on this site but I guess I was wrong.catfan13 wants to rip up the Chedoke Martin Golf Course in order to build a stadium. According to catfan there is plenty of parking and you could still preserve the adjoining Beddoe Course.I'm sure the people who recently bought homes in the new development on Beddoe Drive would be thrilled to know they would be living "cheek to jowl" with a stadium.Obviously the loss of prime recreational land does not concern catfan13 nor the historical importance of this neighbourhood to the city.
I don't often lose my cool but this is without a doubt the most absurd idea I have ever seen on this site. To quote Andy from Shawshank Redemption, "How can you be so obtuse?"
Pat Lynch (the old guy in section 7 )
Just a question is it not at all feasible
to take down Ivor Wynne and build it on the same spot except new? It would keep the area and bring in some other things. Would it also not be cheaper to purchase some of the homes and or parking areas around the stadium then to purchase a large piece of land required for a new stadium. I realize that people may not want to sell but if I were there I would sure think about it if the price was good. If it cost say 50 million to purchase several blocks around Ivor Wynne I would say why not do that?
There could be a major redevelopment a la Ottawa's proposal. New businesses, hotels, right around the new stadium yet at least some amount of history remains. the initial investment gets returned easily through a "complex type" new stadium.
re-rev-There could be a major redevelopment a la Ottawa's proposal. New businesses, hotels, right around the new stadium yet at least some amount of history remains. the initial investment gets returned easily through a "complex type" new stadium.
Rev------ I agree , they could build the new stadium A modern replica of I.W (imo)on the scott park lot put up a parking tower and Casino to pay for it