LEXINGTON CONVENTION CENTER

AND RENOVATION OF RUPP ARENA

LOCATION

lexington, Kentucky

 

ARCHITECT 

EOP Architects

NBBJ

STRUCTURAL PARTNER

Thornton Tomasetti

CONTRACTOR

Messer Construction

PROJECT FACTS

620,000 sq ft


4 ft thick retaining walls socketed into the bedrock


Elaborate steel tube framed façade

A $241.0 M renovation/addition project that includes a new convention center for the City of Lexington and the renovation of Rupp Arena to include wider concourses and a new curtain wall façade. The project also includes a new, 2-story pavilion building just to the north of Rupp Arena, connecting pedestrian bridges and a new “Catwalk” plaza to the east. Club space for the University of Kentucky will be constructed at levels 2 and 3 below the Catwalk. Brown + Kubican, PSC is partnering with Thornton Tomasetti to provide structural engineering for this large scale project.

 

 

ADDITIONAL PROJECT PHOTOS (Renderings provided by: EOP Architects & NBBJ)

LEXINGTON, KY

2224 Young Drive

Lexington, KY 40505

Phone: 859-543-0933

LOUISVILLE, KY

8900 Greeneway Commons Place

Suite 201
Louisville, KY 40220

Phone: 502-749-2061​

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