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    Re: SEZ information

    Quote Originally Posted by cytheguy View Post
    All sounds good except the capacity. I just hope we can fill 65,000 seats at full price, not the next to nothing prices people on the hills pay. Plus, during down years the stadium will look bad with all the empty seats. Would've rather seen more like 45,000-50,000.
    You do realize that if the team is as bad as you say, the stadium will look empty with 45-50k? :facepalm:

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    Re: SEZ information

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    Re: SEZ information

    Glad to hear theyre talking about pedestrian bridges\tunnels, id lean more towards the tunnels if i had a choice.



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    Re: SEZ information

    Quote Originally Posted by cytheguy View Post
    All sounds good except the capacity. I just hope we can fill 65,000 seats at full price, not the next to nothing prices people on the hills pay. Plus, during down years the stadium will look bad with all the empty seats. Would've rather seen more like 45,000-50,000.
    That capacity mentioned 60-65K includes 6K of north hillsides. We already have 46K actual seats, so NO we're not going to have anything close to your numbers with the new SEZ. Our average attendance the last few years has been more than 50K, so stop worrying.



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    Re: SEZ information

    Thanks for the info Ketel. Good to hear this intel.



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    Re: SEZ information

    I'm hoping for 59,999 capacity.



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    Re: SEZ information

    Which Architect was chosen for the design?



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    Re: SEZ information

    Quote Originally Posted by scottie33 View Post
    Which Architect was chosen for the design?
    I didn't ask that question, but sounds like that is yet to come.



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    Re: SEZ information

    Quote Originally Posted by CyPlainsDrifter View Post
    Thanks for the info Ketel. Good to hear this intel.
    Thanks, exciting stuff, I just asked questions.



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    Re: SEZ information

    Quote Originally Posted by scottie33 View Post
    Which Architect was chosen for the design?
    Neumann Monson Architects



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    Re: SEZ information

    Quote Originally Posted by fanaticman View Post
    Neumann Monson Architects
    Iowa City architects? BOOOOOOO!!!!



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    Re: SEZ information

    Quote Originally Posted by fanaticman View Post
    Neumann Monson Architects
    The photos they have scrolling on their homepage suggest they've done work at Kinnick, which is encouraging to me. I think they've done a fantastic job with that stadium in recent years.

    Neumann Monson Architects



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    Re: SEZ information

    I heard from some people that Athletics told Recreation Services not to do any improvements/lighting of the softball fields east of Jack Trice (rec services was thinking about doing so to have more outdoor intramurals at night) because Athletics was probably going to purchase that land from them for more parking when the SEZ is finalized. Nothing really known for certain though



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    Re: SEZ information

    Quote Originally Posted by IState388 View Post
    I heard from some people that Athletics told Recreation Services not to do any improvements/lighting of the softball fields east of Jack Trice (rec services was thinking about doing so to have more outdoor intramurals at night) because Athletics was probably going to purchase that land from them for more parking when the SEZ is finalized. Nothing really known for certain though
    That would make the most sense.


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