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    Re: Stadium renovation article

    You guys notice that Ben Bruns is running this thing for Weitz... Kinda cool to have a die hard clone running the project.

    EDIT: Ok, so now I read the article and it does mention that.


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    Re: Stadium renovation article

    Now I am getting excited for the South Dakota game already!


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    Re: Stadium renovation article

    How do you guys think it will look - or I should say how much will they have done in time for the spring game??



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    Re: Stadium renovation article

    ISU has commitments for 46 of the 48 suites at a cost of $40,000 annually with a 3.5 percent a year escalator, said associate athletics director for communications Steve Malchow.

    The athletic department expects to generate an additional $960,000 in annual revenue with the existing suites generating $720,000.
    This. Rocks.



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    Re: Stadium renovation article

    let's get that webcam going so we can watch the progress!



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    Re: Stadium renovation article

    What will the new entrance and exterior fence look like?


    Step 1: Cut a hole in the box.

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    ISU has commitments for 46 of the 48 suites at a cost of $40,000 annually with a 3.5 percent a year escalator, said associate athletics director for communications Steve Malchow.
    I better win the lottery soon so I can get 1 of the 2 left.



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    Re: Stadium renovation article

    Quote Originally Posted by cloneu View Post
    What will the new entrance and exterior fence look like?
    What, you don't like the current chain link??

    It keeps out the rif-raff!



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    Re: Stadium renovation article

    I noticed at the game on Saturday that there was the University's standard renovation signs up on the hill when you walk up to the stands. It had a nice rendering of what the west side would look like when completed. This was a different picture than those on cyclones.com, so hopefully they might have more of these in the future.


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    Re: Stadium renovation article

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneCubbie View Post
    What, you don't like the current chain link??

    It keeps out the rif-raff!
    Ah I never knew it served other purposes.


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    Re: Stadium renovation article

    JP stopped by our tailgate before the Kent State game and talked with us at length about these changes. Sounds really cool. The new concessions and restrooms will be built into the hillsides and give an exterior wall appearance. When finished with the bowl and the east side, he said there really won't even be a need for the fence. Not exactly sure how that will work - but in JP we trust.

    Question however. I know that there was a ton of thought and obviously reasoning behind the decision. But why is this starting with the west side? Seems to me that both sides are pretty much mirrors of one another, save the press box. But the east side is 1000x more visible than the west side. And Ben states several times how much better it will "appear".

    Seems to me they would put the best foot forward on the more visible side? At least regarding the new concessions and restrooms?

    Ok - truth be told - my seats are on the east side.....


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    Re: Stadium renovation article

    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyMac View Post
    JP stopped by our tailgate before the Kent State game and talked with us at length about these changes. Sounds really cool. The new concessions and restrooms will be built into the hillsides and give an exterior wall appearance. When finished with the bowl and the east side, he said there really won't even be a need for the fence. Not exactly sure how that will work - but in JP we trust.

    Question however. I know that there was a ton of thought and obviously reasoning behind the decision. But why is this starting with the west side? Seems to me that both sides are pretty much mirrors of one another, save the press box. But the east side is 1000x more visible than the west side. And Ben states several times how much better it will "appear".

    Seems to me they would put the best foot forward on the more visible side? At least regarding the new concessions and restrooms?

    Ok - truth be told - my seats are on the east side.....
    Honestly, i think they started with the west in order to take care of the boxes first. The luxory boxes are a huge money maker, so they probably wanted to spruce up that area first.



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    Quote Originally Posted by cstrunk View Post
    How do you guys think it will look - or I should say how much will they have done in time for the spring game??
    $10 says they will not have the spring game there. Or they will not let you anywhere near the west side.


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