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US Cellular Field

US Cellular Field (formerly Comiskey Park) | Chicago, IL

IFG Role:

IFG personnel provided planning and project management services, including site selection; securing legislation and (public) financing; lease/contract negotiations; design; construction administration; contract negotiations and operational commissioning.  The facility also recently underwent a four-year, phased $85M renovation to enhance patron amenities and revenues to the Team and Illinois Sports Authority.

Client: Illinois Sports Authority
Tenant: Chicago White Sox (MLB)
Description: The ballpark represented the first of a new generation of baseball parks and elements of its design and operations have been emulated in many other facilities.  The stadium includes 44,000 seats over six concourse levels, 119 private suites, 20 concession stands, a stadium club, and 20,000 square feet of administrative offices. 
Architect: Populous (formerly HOK)
Builder: Perini Construction
Project Cost: $187 million
Completion: April 1991