Architect and urban planner Gary Bates, center right, hired by the city's Arena, Arts & Entertainment Task Force, listened to a question from Mike Stutland, foreground, owner of Artique shop in the Lexington CenterÊon Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 at Buster's night club in Lexington, Ky.  In background is Stan Harvey, owner of Urban Collage, Inc.    Bates presented ideas to the public regarding a revamp of the Rupp Arena/Lexington Center district.   Photo by David Perry | Staff
Architect and urban planner Gary Bates, center right, hired by the city's Arena, Arts & Entertainment Task Force, listened to a question from Mike Stutland, foreground, owner of Artique shop in the Lexington CenterÊon Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 at Buster's night club in Lexington, Ky. In background is Stan Harvey, owner of Urban Collage, Inc. Bates presented ideas to the public regarding a revamp of the Rupp Arena/Lexington Center district. Photo by David Perry | Staff ©copyright
Architect and urban planner Gary Bates, center right, hired by the city's Arena, Arts & Entertainment Task Force, listened to a question from Mike Stutland, foreground, owner of Artique shop in the Lexington CenterÊon Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 at Buster's night club in Lexington, Ky. In background is Stan Harvey, owner of Urban Collage, Inc. Bates presented ideas to the public regarding a revamp of the Rupp Arena/Lexington Center district. Photo by David Perry | Staff ©copyright

Rupp Arena discussion leads to other parts of downtown Lexington

December 01, 2011 6:43 PM