new Seattle arena

2:37 pm
Fri November 16, 2012

What Seattle’s NBA arena might look like

A conceptual design of the new Seattle NBA arena, set up for basketball.
360 Architecture City of Seattle

City and county officials said yes to the $490 million deal, so Chris Hansen et al. have submitted a preliminary design for the proposed NBA arena to be located in Seattle’s SODO neighborhood.

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Arena deal
11:08 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Longshore Union challenging new Seattle NBA arena plan

The Longshore Union has announced its intent to file a legal challenge to the proposed basketball arena in the industrial area south of downtown Seattle.

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NBA arena
5:55 pm
Tue June 19, 2012

Should Seattle vote on NBA arena? Port calls it a 'job killer'

The proposed site for a new NBA arena in Seattle.

Port officials say placing a new sports arena in Seattle's SoDo neighborhood without significant transportation improvements would be a "job killer." And one King County councilman wondered if area residents shouldn't vote on the idea.

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Sports with Art Thiel
1:00 pm
Thu April 19, 2012

Preview: Traffic concerns legitimate for proposed new arena

Traffic near Seattle stadia
Lana_aka_BADGRL Flickr

Members of the King County Council this week raised concerns about a proposed new arena in Seattle's SoDo district. Among the concerns is increased traffic - the same reason the Mariners, Port of Seattle and many SoDo businesses have come out against the idea of building third arena in the area.

KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel shares his insight on this issue tomorrow morning at 5:35 and 7:35 on 88.5 KPLU. Check back here for a blog of our conversation.