Work continues at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, which is being modernized as part of a massive renovation project.
The work to the stadium at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, OH has taken place in phases. Some of the construction began in 2015 and was completed before the 2016 Hall of Fame induction events, and other projects are still in the works.
Among the major components currently taking shape are upgrades to the premium areas. When the project is compete, Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium will equipped with club seating, new suites, event spaces, lounges, and more modern hospitality areas. The project is considered vital to the main goal officials have for Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, which they are hoping will become a more versatile year-round venue as a result of the renovation. More from CantonRep.com:
Hall officials bill the venue as a sports and entertainment complex and expect it will host 50 to 60 events a year.
“There’s definitely a thirst here in the greater region for something like this,” said Brock Richards, vice president of sales and marketing for the Hall.
Prices for premium seating will be available when events for the enshrinement festival are announced in the coming weeks. The south bleachers and west end zone will seat 11,933 in total. More information on the stadium’s seating, including options to can be found here.
During the 2017 enshrinement weekend, the east end zone will house temporary seating. It is expected to be constructed into a fan plaza.
Work is expected to be completed in advance of the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s enshrinement weekend in 2017, which will run from August 3-6.
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