Lexington Center Chairman Asks UK for Rupp Support, Says Millions Could Be Lost

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Lexington Center Chairman Asks UK for Rupp Support, Says Millions Could Be Lost
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The uncertainty of whether a new convention center will be built is already affecting Lexington's tourism business and millions more could be at stake if a $351 million renovation plan does not move forward soon, board members of the Lexington Center Corporation were told Thursday. The Lexington Center Board, which oversees Rupp arena, the convention center and its retail shops, also voted Thursday not to spend any additional state money from $5.5 million designated for project design until its future is certain. The construction plan calls for a revamped Rupp Arena and a new convention center. ...

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