No Sin City Help for Proposed 51s Ballpark in Summerlin

Las Vegas 51s LogoBecause the proposed new ballpark for the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s (Pacific Coast League) is slated for the planned community of Summerlin outside the city limits of Las Vegas, it is unlikely that public dollars from Sin City will be made available for the project.  According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman made the following three suggestions:

“First, annex the property into the city, she recommended. Or second, get the county to foot the stadium construction cost because the venue is technically in unincorporated county. Or third, she said, get Howard Hughes to finance the 51s ballpark as part of its $450 million The Shops at Summerlin project.”

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