The proposals weren’t underwritten by Georgia State, Carter and Oakwood Devolpment, the main partners in the possible purchase of Turner Field and the surrounding acreage. The proposals were put forth by the Atlanta Regional Commission Livable Centers Initiative from a study using community input for what its members want for the Turner Field area.
What wasn’t a surprise was that all three proposals included a football stadium on the footprint of the Braves home. Retrofitting the ballpark into a football stadium was part of the original proposal put forth by the university and its partners.
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