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Swimming Hall of Fame might leave Fort Lauderdale for California

May 15, 2013

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The International Swimming Hall of Fame is considering California for its future home when its 50-year contract with the city of Fort Lauderdale ends in 2015, according to The Miami Herald.

The Hall is looking at several options, including staying at Fort Lauderdale, but is leaning more toward moving to Santa Clara, Calif., home of the San Francisco 49ers‘ new stadium, which, in a separate notion, is pulling its weight from Miami‘s Super Bowl claims.

ISHOF president and CEO Bruce Wigo told the Herald that its leaders were disappointed in the redesign of the old Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex. The city is investing $32 million to rebuild two Olympic-size pools, along with other additions.

He said the design was out of tune with current aquatic complexes.

Wigo has said he sent a memorandum of understanding to Santa Clara expressing interest in moving cross-country, but said it was too early to say whether it would truly be the Hall of Fame’s new home.


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