National Soccer Hall of Fame and Toyota Stadium Renovation Project Wins the Excellence in Construction Pyramid Award
Frisco, Texas – The National Soccer Hall of Fame and Toyota Stadium south end renovation project won the Excellence in Construction Pyramid Award from the Associated Builders and Contractors in the $15 to $100 million category on Tuesday. Tulsa-based Manhattan Construction Company executed the renovation project. Dallas-based HKS designed the project.
The $41.6-million Toyota Stadium renovation and National Soccer Hall of Fame construction was a multi-faceted project for FC Dallas’ home pitch featuring a collaborative partnership between FC Dallas and the City of Frisco. Manhattan Construction Co. built a 61,400-square-foot, three-level conditioned structure into the south end zone of Toyota Stadium. The construction work safely took place during two full seasons of play which included more than 60 events in the stadium.
Construction highlights included new field access tunnels, locker rooms, a press conference room, team store, viewing deck, the Heineken Red Star Club, 3,200 lower-level seats, 250 upper-level seats, National Soccer Hall of Fame Experience and the 19,350-square-foot National Soccer Hall of Fame Club, which opened in Toyota Stadium's south end in 2018 making it the first major league sports hall of fame to be built within a stadium.
Please click here for the full list of honorees. The awards are currently scheduled to be presented during the ABC Convention 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee, on August 18, 2020.
ABOUT THE AWARDS
The Excellence in Construction award honors all construction team members, including the contractor, owner, architect and engineer. The winning projects, selected from entries across the nation, were judged on complexity, attractiveness, unique challenges overcome, completion time, workmanship, innovation, safety and cost.
This year's panel included representatives from Building Owners and Managers Association International, Smithsonian Facilities Construction Division, Construction Management Association of America, Engineering News-Record, Design-Build Institute of America and various construction-related firms nationwide.
ABOUT THE NATIONAL SOCCER HALL OF FAME
The National Soccer Hall of Fame at Toyota Stadium opened to the public on November 2, 2018 after calling Oneonta, NY its home from 1983 through 2010.
The Hall of Fame marries artifacts and technology such as facial recognition power by NEC and virtual reality to deliver the most personalized experience in sports.
The 2019 National Soccer Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony took place Saturday, September 21. Former U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati and U.S. Women’s National Team forward Abby Wambach became the 303rd and 304th individuals, respectively, enshrined into the Hall of Fame.