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Could this lakefront parkland become Austin’s soccer stadium?


Butler Shores Metropolitan Park, city-owned lakefront parkland, could be ground zero in the debate about helping a Major League Soccer team move to Austin.

The well-worn tract with 15 buildable acres at 200 S. Lamar Blvd., a preferred choice of Precourt Sports Ventures, owners of Columbus Crew SC, conjures up vastly different images depending on who’s describing it.

Read what Austin politicians, a representative of the Columbus Crew ownership group and others view as the pros and cons of this downtown site.



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