The architect led the design effort for a new 5,500-seat, 130,000-square-foot baseball park on Pennsylvania State University’s University Park campus in State College, Pa. The facility is shared by the Penn State baseball team and a minor-league team from the New York-Penn League.
The ballpark is adjacent to Penn State University’s Beaver Stadium and features vistas ASSOCIATED FIRMDLR GroupCAPACITY5,500COST PER SQ FT$196.00CITATIONSpecialized Facility CitationFEATURED IN2006 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYSpecialized Mount Nittany, one of State College’s most prominent natural landmarks, from nearly every seat in the park. In addition to baseball games, the ballpark hosts concerts and other events, and its concession stands and restrooms will be open to the public during Penn State University football games.
The architect designed the project and performed mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering, as well as landscape architecture, civil and environmental engineering, traffic engineering, an FAA study, geotechnical engineering and surveying. The associated firm provided sports planning, structural engineering and interior-design services.
"Impressive facility! Great partnership."--2006 jury