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New Plan to be Presented for Cooper Stadium

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Plan to be Presented for Cooper Stadium

Arshot Investment Corporation, the developer behind a decade-old plan to build a race track at the former Cooper Stadium site, is currently working on a new plan for the site that would contain a mix of uses. Two zoning applications were submitted to the City of Columbus this week, requesting changes to the permitted uses […]

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SPARC Race Track Project Presumed Dead

Walker Evans Walker Evans SPARC Race Track Project Presumed Dead

The Columbus Clippers played their final game at Cooper Stadium on September 1, 2008 — just over 10 years ago — and the minor league ballpark venue has sat empty ever since. What was once a historic Columbus tradition now sits crumbling and overgrown with weeds in 2018. The current state of Cooper Stadium is […]

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Columbus Clippers vs. Norfolk Tides

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Columbus Clippers vs. Norfolk Tides

Columbus Clippers vs. Norfolk Tides Tue 6/5 @ 7:05pm Wed 6/6 @ 7:05pm Thur 6/7 @12:05pm Huntington Park, Columbus, OH

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Construction Begins on SPARC Race Track Project

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Begins on SPARC Race Track Project

Demolition has officially begun at the old Cooper Stadium site, located just southwest of Downtown Columbus. Portions of the baseball stadium are being removed for a renovation project that will turn the land into the Sports Pavilion & Automotive Research Complex, also known as SPARC. The project first made public waves in 2008, before the Columbus […]

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SPARC Announces Partnership with Midwestern Auto Group

Walker Evans Walker Evans SPARC Announces Partnership with Midwestern Auto Group

The Sports Pavilion & Automotive Research Complex (SPARC) project was officially kicked off today on the former site of the Columbus Clippers Baseball Stadium in the southern portion of Franklinton. The new $40 million multi-purpose development will convert this 47-acre blighted area into an automotive and technology facility centered around a half-mile paved race track […]

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Is Downtown Ready for a New SPARC?

Walker Evans Walker Evans Is Downtown Ready for a New SPARC?

Today, the old Cooper Stadium site sits empty, but in two years it will become a new hub of energy and activity just southwest of Downtown Columbus. The Sports Pavilion & Automotive Research Complex (SPARC for short) is the multi-purpose project that will re-use the old stadium site, bringing a variety of racing, motorcross and […]

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Franklin County to Sell Cooper Stadium Next Week

Walker Evans Walker Evans Franklin County to Sell Cooper Stadium Next Week

The Sports Pavilion & Automotive Research Center (SPARC) will be taking one step closer to reality next week as the Franklin County Commissioners will vote on Tuesday to finalize the sale of the old Cooper Stadium baseball park. The property will be sold for $3.4 million to King Holding Corporation and developer Arshot Investment Corporation who will develop the land into […]

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