District Panel Talk: A Ballpark for Everyone.
Tuesday, September 26th, 6:00 PM at Original Pattern Brewing, 292 4th Street.
With: Jeff Bellisario, Bay Area Council & Author of the report: The Economic Impacts of a New Baseball Stadium in Oakland
Michael Berne, Urban Retail Consultant, MJB Consulting
Noah Friedman, Senior Urban Designer, Perkins + Will
Moderated by Robert Gammon, Editor, Oakland Magazine and East Bay Express and Award-Winning Journalist.
Locating the A's Ballpark Downtown could be transformative in terms of economic activity, infrastructure improvements, and neighborhood impact. The Jack London Improvement District has been engaging businesses, residents, and stakeholders to participate in the discussion. As part of our Panel Talk series on issues relevant to the Jack London District, this event focuses on the development of a Ballpark. How can the District leverage the investment for maximum positive neighborhood impact-- from infrastructure to economic vitality? How can the community take ownership in the Ballpark and make it belong to Oakland?