Tag Archives: Wichita (KS)

Wichita City Council Adds Ballpark Village to Master Plan

A plan for the future of Wichita’s Delano neighborhood now includes a master plan for a Ballpark Village that will surround the city’s new baseball stadium for the relocating New Orleans Baby Cakes (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  Read more here.  View 8/13 final agenda packet here (scroll to page 46).

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Ballpark Topping-Off Ceremony in Wichita

A topping off ceremony was held Wednesday morning at the site of the new baseball stadium under construction in Wichita (KS) for the relocating New Orleans Baby Cakes (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  A steel beam signed by those who are working to build the new ballpark was hoisted to the top of the park.  It is the last beam of the structure to be placed.  Read more and view photos here.  Watch news report here.

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Construction of New Wichita Ballpark Well Underway

If you drive by the the old Lawrence Dumont Stadium, you’ll see the beginnings of the new one under construction for the relocating New Orleans Baby Cakes (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  Read more and watch news report here.

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Parking for New Wichita Stadium

Plans for the area around Wichita’s (KS) new baseball stadium for the relocating New Orleans Baby Cakes (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) call for a large parking garage and additional surface parking. The parking garage would also double as a transit center.  Read more here

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Advisory Board to Help Establish Entertainment District Around New Wichita Ballpark

A development group involved in the project for a new baseball stadium in Wichita (KS) has created an advisory board that will help in the establishment of an entertainment district around the stadium. Read more here.

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Wichita Lays Down Ceremonial Home Plate, Construction Update Provided

Wichita (KS) city officials, the owner of the Miami Marlins and Wichita baseball fans gathered Thursday morning for the ceremonial placement of home plate at the new minor league baseball stadium.  Read more and watch news report here.  Meanwhile, Scott Sherry of JE Dunn Construction gave an update on the progress of the new ballpark, which is expected to be completed in March of 2020.  Read more and watch video here.

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Wichita Approves Ballpark Development Agreement

The Wichita (KS) City Council voted 7-0 Tuesday night to move forward with a development agreement on the new baseball stadium and some of the land around it.  Read more and watch news report here.

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