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$310 million Rupp Arena renovation

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Boom bitches.  Scheduled to be completed in 2017.  UK making it rain on all facilities.

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Need to post the video of this....wow!  Like an NBA arena.
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View PostPuddingTime, on 10 February 2014 - 05:36 PM, said:

Boom bitches.  Scheduled to be completed in 2017.  UK making it rain on all facilities.

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That seriously looks freaking insane, if I had one minor change it'd be ditch the letters on top, but no ones going to see them anyways so Posted Image it... I like!
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You guys should take half of that and start a football program. ;) Pretty amazing facility though.

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The sides are going to be completely transparent so you can see inside when you're driving by on Main, Vine, Broadway, etc.  Driving by that on the left, Triangle on the right, and the upcoming Town Branch project, plus the completion of Centrepointe down the way....downtown is going to be completely different in 5 years.
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View PostGatorUnvrsty, on 11 February 2014 - 01:36 AM, said:

You guys should take half of that and start a football program. ;) Pretty amazing facility though.
You have to consider that basketball pays for itself out of it's own separate pool here.  Not using a dime of football money.  Don't forget we're overhauling Commonwealth Stadium right now, as well as building a new practice facility.
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Also don't forget that the city and UK are doing this together.

PT...where is finding coming from?
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Dang it...someone put the video on here.  It's freaking insane!!

Below....

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It looks a little like the new Amway Center.
What else is in it? It's too big to just be seating and concessions.

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Hell has officially frozen over....I'm jealous of Kentucky

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http://www.nationofb...on-fly-through/

Check this out....there is a "creek" running under Lexington and they are going to do a "Riverwalk" like in San Antonio.

There is convention space already and some retail shops.  It's all getting redone.

Gunna be awesome.

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Yep. They're moving Heritage Hall to the West side. The Kentucky Dinner train and bourbon district will be right there too.
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What you really have to consider is its going to be mostly taxpayer funded.

Very impressive, but less so when you know that since Rupp isn't owned by the University.
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View Postjacobp, on 11 February 2014 - 10:19 AM, said:

What you really have to consider is its going to be mostly taxpayer funded.

Very impressive, but less so when you know that since Rupp isn't owned by the University.

How. dare. you.






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