Madison Square Garden Renovations (Part VI)
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08-28-2013, 09:13 PM
Join Date: Jul 2004
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It really is interesting that a perfectly good venue with a decent capacity is completely empty for all but 2 weeks of the year. I always thought it would be the perfect venue for concerts and boxing. I didn't realize it's not owned by the Parks Dept. like Shea was.
Yea it's owned by the USTA. The field courts are open to the public but the stadium courts are for pro-use only. USTA is a non-profit so unless they become cash-starved I don't see them opening up the venue to non-tennis related events. They did host a basketball game once.
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