Kansas City in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The Truman Sports Complex
In 2006 Jackson County voters authorized a much needed renovation of both Kauffman and Arrowhead Stadiums by passing a 3/8 cent sales tax increase. Renovation across the complex spanned from 2006-2010. Kauffman Stadium was unveiled on Opening Day 2009 and Arrowhead Stadium was completed in time for the 2010 season. Renovations for both stadiums totaled approximately $700 million.
As of 2016 the complex has hosted two MLB All-Star games, three
The Jackson County Sports Complex Authority, the Kansas City Royals and Kansas City Chiefs continue to invest so the complex remains the nation's premiere sporting and entertainment venue.
Erected 2016 by The Native Sons and Daughters of Greater Kansas City, The Jackson County Sports Complex Authority.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Entertainment • Sports. In addition, it is included in the Kansas City - Native Sons and Daughters of Greater Kansas City series list.
Location. 39° 2.922′ N, 94° 28.877′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Chiefs Way and Red Coat Lane, on the right on Chiefs Way. Located between Lots B & C near Arrowhead Stadium. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kansas City MO 64129, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomson House (approx. 1.1 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away); Hill Farm & Cemetery (approx. 2.7 miles away); William Ray Blacksmith Shop (approx. 2.9 miles away); 1844 Homestead (approx. 3.1 miles away); Byram's Ford Historic District (approx. 3.1 miles away); Battle of the Big Blue (approx. 3.3 miles away); Log House and Defensive Line (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
Also see . . . Jackson County Sports Complex Authority. (Submitted on June 18, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 18, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 18, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.