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Create a Velodrome at the Goldsmith Schiffman stadium

The Goldsmith Schiffman stadium is no longer regularly used since Lee built their new fields. The acreage/surrounding neighborhood is used to occasional events and parking is sufficient for a Velodrome.

Possibly a cool semi-permanent dome structure to protect the wood floor. Could also be used for Roller Derby as well as be a multi - purpose community building.

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Submitted by 5 months ago

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  1. Good luck finding venture capital for that.

    Unfortunately, the most likely outcome I see for that property is being turned into a public park, or dozed under and turned into housing.

    I like the idea of it being an alternative roller derby location. That sport seems to be gaining popularity.

    5 months ago
  2. According to this article (which is 1 1/2 years old), the land reverts to the heirs unless it is used as an "athletic field of playground"

    http://blog.al.com/breaking/2012/12/goldsmith-schiffman_field_deed.html

    4 months ago
    1. Jamie Miernik Idea Submitter

      I wonder if cycling and roller skating are considered athletic activities; although they are not played on a field.

      4 months ago

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