Category Archives: Arthur Blank

DeKalb Commissioner, Citizens Blast DeKalb CEO for Arthur Blank Soccer Field Deal

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(APN) ATLANTA — In a blink of an eye, and with no public comment allowed, the deal between DeKalb County, Arthur Blank, and Atlanta United FC soccer franchise was struck.   Last Tuesday, August 04, 2015, the DeKalb County Commission voted 4-3 in favor of the deal.   Atlanta United FC plans to build a 30 million dollar soccer complex […]

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New Stadium Plan Sparks Gentrification, Neighborhood Concerns

With additional reporting by Marko Robinson, Staff Writer (APN) ATLANTA — Arthur Blank, a billionaire and owner of the Atlanta Falcons, a football team, wants a new, better stadium, in Atlanta‚Äôs Vine City neighborhood, just down the street from where the Georgia Dome currently sits. The current Dome is operated by the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA), an entity […]

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