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    Re: Article on Hilton Cleanup Efforts

    “The integrity of the building is still in question,” Malchow said. “That will come in the coming days. That’s put a real road block on assessing the damages.”

    It's time to build a new arena - away from the constant flood threats.



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    Re: Article on Hilton Cleanup Efforts

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    “The integrity of the building is still in question,” Malchow said. “That will come in the coming days. That’s put a real road block on assessing the damages.”

    It's time to build a new arena - away from the constant flood threats.
    a new arena with 20,000 seats. and a new Jack Trice. to bad we dont have money. There are so many great things designers could do.


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    Re: Article on Hilton Cleanup Efforts

    Quote Originally Posted by headington View Post
    with 20,000 seats.
    What is Hilton's capacity?



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    Re: Article on Hilton Cleanup Efforts

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    What is Hilton's capacity?
    According the Wikipedia, 14,356.



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    Re: Article on Hilton Cleanup Efforts

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    What is Hilton's capacity?
    About 14,300 or so


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    Re: Article on Hilton Cleanup Efforts

    So 6,000 additional seats? That seems unneccessary.



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    Re: Article on Hilton Cleanup Efforts

    ISU cannot destroy Hilton it is a top 10 college basketball arena every year.



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    Re: Article on Hilton Cleanup Efforts

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    “The integrity of the building is still in question,” Malchow said. “That will come in the coming days. That’s put a real road block on assessing the damages.”

    It's time to build a new arena - away from the constant flood threats.
    If only it were affordable.

    Im curious how much that kind of project would cost. WFA was about 100mil iirc, but id imagine there were costs in building it in that location and in building it downtown. Certainly not cheap either way.



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    Re: Article on Hilton Cleanup Efforts

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    If only it were affordable.

    Im curious how much that kind of project would cost. WFA was about 100mil iirc, but id imagine there were costs in building it in that location and in building it downtown. Certainly not cheap either way.
    I wonder what the insurance payout would be if Hilton was deemed unsafe/unusable. Probably not enough to completely fund a new basketball arena.



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    Re: Article on Hilton Cleanup Efforts

    I guess I took the integrity comment as questioning the electrical, plumbing, and communications of the building. The comment proceeded him discussing these areas. If the structural components were in question there would not be cleanup crews in there. While the electrical, plumbing and communications would be a big deal to replace, it does not create a need to build a new arena.

    Maybe the cameras and TV connection to ABC5 was destroyed so they can replace them with equipment that will allow me to see what's going on.



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    Re: Article on Hilton Cleanup Efforts

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    So 6,000 additional seats? That seems unneccessary.
    ISU isn't going to take down the Hilton. I think we all know that



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    Re: Article on Hilton Cleanup Efforts

    Quote Originally Posted by headington View Post
    ISU isn't going to take down the Hilton. I think we all know that
    Exactly JP knows football pays the bills, the endzone project is priority 1.



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    Re: Article on Hilton Cleanup Efforts

    It would be cheaper to build a ring levee in the area.


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    Re: Article on Hilton Cleanup Efforts

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    It would be cheaper to build a ring levee in the area.


    DING DING.....Although not attractive they may have have to do something like this.
    I wonder how tall it would need to be and if they could make it look better than just a large mound or concrete wall. I would think that it would have to be a pretty good size levee though :( Not sure how much it would cost, but they cant have this happen again.




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