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Sporting venues books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Sporting venues category. Presented with a red border are the Sporting venues books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Remembering the Stick Candlestick Park-1960-2013 by Steven Travers Remembering the Stick Candlestick Park-1960-2013

Candlestick Park was loved and hated by sports teams and fans alike for its 43 years of existence. Built on a landfill above a garbage dump in a city rocked by an 8.6 earthquake only 54 years earlier, it was...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2017

Sports Parks by The Images Publishing Group Sports Parks

Features the newest outdoor recreational design projects from designers around the world, illustrating new and exciting ideas for sports park landscape design.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/07/2016

Sports Facilities and Technologies by Peter (Independent Engineer, UK) Culley, John (Electrocomponents plc, UK) Pascoe Sports Facilities and Technologies
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Developers, designers and operators are increasingly needing to create versatile sport and leisure amenities that are of lasting value to local and wider communities. Placing facilities design and operation at the heart of sports development, this book adopts a holistic...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2015

Croke Park by Tim Carey Croke Park

When the GAA purchased what became known as Croke Park in 1913, they cannot have imagined it would become a sports icon in Ireland's national consciousness. This updated edition includes new material on the reconstructed historic Hill 16, the new...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/03/2013

Living the Dream A Photographic Journal of the Epic First Season at the Iconic American Express Community Stadium by Paul Hazlewood, Bennett Dean Living the Dream A Photographic Journal of the Epic First Season at the Iconic American Express Community Stadium
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2012

Lansdowne Through the Years by Edward Newman Lansdowne Through the Years

Rugby's greatest moments from the past sixty years of matches at Lansdowne Road.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/08/2010

Soldier Field A Stadium and Its City by Liam T.A. Ford Soldier Field A Stadium and Its City

Sports fans nationwide know Soldier Field as the home of the Chicago Bears. For decades its signature columns provided an iconic backdrop for gridiron matches, but few realize that the stadium has been much more than that. This title explores...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/10/2009

The Rise of Stadiums in the Modern United States Cathedrals of Sport by Mark (Pennsylvania State University, USA) Dyreson The Rise of Stadiums in the Modern United States Cathedrals of Sport
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Many Americans know more about the stadiums that loom over their cityscapes or college campuses than they do about any other aspect of the nation's geography. This book explores the role of stadiums in shaping urban identities, determining the economics...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2009

Coming Soon

The Arena Inside the Tailgating, Ticket-Scalping, Mascot-Racing, Dubiously Funded, and Possibly Haunted Monuments of American Sport by Rafi Kohan The Arena Inside the Tailgating, Ticket-Scalping, Mascot-Racing, Dubiously Funded, and Possibly Haunted Monuments of American Sport

Riotous fan behavior, behind-the-scenes machinations, and madcap histories dominate in this unrivaled exploration of the modern American sports stadium.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2018

The Oval Souvenir Guidebook by The Oval Souvenir Guidebook

An illustrated guide to The Oval - one of cricket's most iconic venues and where the legend of the Ashes was born.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/06/2018

Other books in this genre

Sports Facilities and Technologies by Peter (Independent Engineer, UK) Culley, John (Electrocomponents plc, UK) Pascoe Sports Facilities and Technologies
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Developers, designers and operators need to create versatile sport and leisure amenities that are of lasting value to local and wider communities. Placing facilities design and operation at the centre of sports development, this book adopts an approach, integrating experience...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2009

Capital Sporting Grounds A History of Stadium and Ballpark Construction in Washington, D.C. by Brett L. Abrams Capital Sporting Grounds A History of Stadium and Ballpark Construction in Washington, D.C.

The stadium for the expansion Washington Nationals baseball team cost over $600 million dollars and while opponents decried the waste of taxpayer money, supporters promised the stadium would generate economic development. This title describes the district's past stadiums, tracks and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/02/2009

The Diamond in the Bronx Yankee Stadium and the Politics of New York by Neil J. (Professor of Public Administration, Baruch College City University of New York) Sullivan The Diamond in the Bronx Yankee Stadium and the Politics of New York
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Sullivan chronicles the entire history of a stadium that has been home to the greatest dynasty in sports history. He follows Yankee Stadium, from its inception in 1923 up to the present controversies surrounding the building of a new stadium...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2008

New Cathedrals Politics and Media in the History of Stadium Construction by Robert Trumpbour New Cathedrals Politics and Media in the History of Stadium Construction

Stadium construction has altered the physical landscape of many major metropolitan areas throughout North America. This work examines the political institutions, commercial entities, civic leadership, and media organizations that influenced new stadium construction.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2006

Lansdowne Through the Years by Edward Newman Lansdowne Through the Years

Rugby's greatest moments from the past sixty years of matches at Lansdowne Road.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2006

Played in Birmingham Charting the heritage of a city at play by Steve Beauchampe, Simon Inglis Played in Birmingham Charting the heritage of a city at play
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Format: Paperback - Released: 15/04/2006

Veterans Stadium Field Of Memories by Rich Westcott Veterans Stadium Field Of Memories

A chronicle of and elegy to a place that may not be missed, but is certainly cherished in the hearts of sports fans. In its 33 years, Veterans Stadium was the most important sports venue in Philadelphia. It was the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2005

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