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New Stadium - Where do you prefer?

New Stadium - Where do you prefer?

All things being equal as far as cost and timing. Location preference?
I like both, Aesthetically HP would look much better IMO but SC is more practical and the weather is better. SC would be easier for me to get to as a fan so I pick Santa Clara
I think its much more viable in Santa Clara, but I'd prefer they stayed in SF.
the Hunters Point site is a dead dream. its in a bad part of town, and is a toxic waste dump.

Santa Clara makes way more sense, and already is in the works. they would still be in the bay area. i dont know why people get so upset about the Niners leaving the city. the Giants and Jets dont even play in the same state. the Cowboys dont play in Dallas. it doesnt matter. theyd be right near their actual team HQ where they spend all their time, and right in the heart of the fanbase.
Originally posted by Marvin49:
I think its much more viable in Santa Clara, but I'd prefer they stayed in SF.

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Like it's been said SC makes more sense but I also want then to stay in San francisco.
The whole point is that things aren't equal. It would cost a mint to clean up the toxic dump that is Hunter's Point and the traffic access there is horrible.

Ideally, the San Francisco 49ers should be in SF, but things aren't ideal and Santa Clara is a pretty sweet location and has a lot of benefits.
[ Edited by RedWaltz24 on Jan 18, 2011 at 4:26 PM ]
Originally posted by Marvin49:
I think its much more viable in Santa Clara, but I'd prefer they stayed in SF.
put it in barstow.
I'm old school, so I would prefer they stay in San Francisco. Although, Hunters Point is the only spot that is available, I would totally be open if another location popped up in San Francisco (but I know that this is close to impossible).

I totally understand wanting to move to Santa Clara. There is more money in that area and a lot more accessible. I can do without the 3 hour traffic jam out of the parking lot after games.
I voted HP, but want to qualify by saying:

1) If the question is do you actually want a stadium you'll see in you're lifetime, I'd vote Santa Clara.

2) If the question is do you want a new stadium that makes sense from a logistic and monetary standpoint, I'd vote Santa Clara.

3) if the question is do you ACTUALLY go to games (which I don't), I'd want Santa Clara.
The city of San Francisco has some serious work to do if they plan on keeping the 49ers within city limits. So far they have offered absolutely nothing by way of a viable option. Santa Clara blows them away. I should note that I don't live in the Bay Area and don't care where they end up, so long as it's in the Bay Area.

Anybody who thinks SF has offered anything that can be seriously considered has to look at their evaluation skills.

Ex-toxic waste site vs. open space with abundant highway access closer to 80% of the fan base. Not exactly a difficult decision.
[ Edited by okdkid on Jan 18, 2011 at 4:43 PM ]
Originally posted by Niners99:
the Hunters Point site is a dead dream. its in a bad part of town, and is a toxic waste dump.

Santa Clara makes way more sense, and already is in the works. they would still be in the bay area. i dont know why people get so upset about the Niners leaving the city. the Giants and Jets dont even play in the same state. the Cowboys dont play in Dallas. it doesnt matter. theyd be right near their actual team HQ where they spend all their time, and right in the heart of the fanbase.

Well, AT&T Park was also in a bad part of town and built on a toxic waste dump...and it turned out pretty well.

The biggest problem with the Hunter's Point site is access. Not good as far as public transportation. Also, there is no direct freeway offramp and building one would cost a lot of money. Feinstein and Polosi might be able to help get some fed funds to help but it will still cost either the city, county, or team a lot of money. Is is worth it for the city? Based on what building the Giant's new park did, the answer is yes. I would certainly love to see that.

Now, if Al Davis were open to that site, he could contribute to the project, the NFL probably goes in on it and we happy... I'm cool with sharing a new stadium with dah Raidahs.

A more logical and realistic location however, would probably be in the parking lot of the Oakland Coliseum... Better public transportation, better access, and right off a major freeway. Would help the Oakland economy too... Still, I would much prefer SF.