Found October 28, 2013 on Fox Sports North:
MINNEAPOLIS -- In an attempt to keep pace with its football, baseball and hockey brethren, the Target Center is officially scheduled for a makeover. The Timberwolves, City of Minneapolis and Anschutz Entertainment Group announced Monday morning they've reached a deal to renovate the arena for 97 million. By far the oldest and most run-down facility of the Twin Cities' four major professional sports franchises, the Target Center "needed some fix-up," Timberwolves and Lynx owner Glen Taylor said during a press conference in front of the 23-year-old structure's box office. That requirement focuses mainly on the fan experience. Although design plans won't be finalized until next month, expected upgrades include additional clubs and gathering spaces, better pedestrian traffic flow, an exterior facelift and improved food, drink and restroom amenities. After months of haggling, the team will contribute 43 million, while the city sets aside 48.5 million. AEG, a ...
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