Downtown Plaza

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Group Drops Lawsuit Challenging Downtown Arena Subsidies

The plaintiffs in the case against the City of Sacramento over the new downtown arena have dropped their lawsuit.


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River City Brewing Company Closes Its Doors At Downtown Plaza

As construction for the Kings’ new arena continues to change the landscape of downtown, one of Downtown Plaza’s long-time businesses is being forced to leave the mall today.


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22 Years Before Koons Piece, Another Downtown Plaza Art Installation Drew Attention

The year was 1993, and the plaza was getting a serious makeover with a second story addition. There was something else keeping watch over the renovation—the Clock Tower.



Downtown Plaza Could Change The Way Sacramento Connects

When the Downtown Plaza arena opens in 2016, you may have a whole new way to get to it as the Sacramento City Council examines new ways to connect the arena with the rest of downtown.



Behind The Caution Tape: New Downtown Arena

Behind the construction fences, past the caution tape and into the trenches, work crews are on the attack – hustling around the clock to tear down 80,000 tons of concrete and move 4,000 tons of steel, electrical, and 14,000 tons of debris.


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Big Tear Down At Downtown Plaza Begins

Crews have been working inside the Downtown Plaza the past few weeks, prepping it for demolition.


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Pedestrians, Cyclists Clash Over Sidewalk Closure Outside Downtown Plaza Demolition

A CBS13 photographer noticed walkers ignoring detour signs and using the bike lane instead. If a cyclist were to meet a pedestrian on the three-foot-wide path, someone is being forced into traffic.


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Sacramento Group In Portland Make MLS Dreams A Stronger Reality

Mayor Kevin Johnson and representatives from the USL Pro’s Sacramento Republic FC met with MLS officials in Portland during the league’s all-star weekend events.


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Sacramento Republic Pitching MLS Aspirations At All-Star Weekend In Portland

MLS Commissioner Don Garber will tour Sacramento soon to see possible stadium sites. The Republic have discussed three possibilities: The Sacramento railyards, the West Sacramento bridge district and the Downtown Plaza.

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How To Get Around Downtown Sacramento During Arena Construction

The city is promising the impact to the traveling public will be minimal during the demolition of Downtown Plaza to make room for a new Sacramento Kings arena. But drivers and pedestrians that CBS13 spoke to say they’re still worried.


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Court Ruling Clears Way For Sacramento Kings Arena Construction To Begin

Demolition of the current Downtown Plaza has been on hold until the judgment, but that is likely to begin next week. The team’s plan called for the process to begin by the end of this month, and a spokesman said they will give 24-48 hours notice before it starts.


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Sacramento Businesses Prepare For Chaos Of Downtown Sacramento Kings Arena Construction

It’s the calm before the storm for Downtown Sacramento business owners like Cervantes that are in the bullseye of a planned Sacramento Kings arena.