Convocation Center

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Building Name

Convocation Center

Description

The Convocation Center at Eastern Michigan University is located on the west campus. Built in 1998 as part of a campus upgrade initiative, the Convocation Center is a 204,316 square-foot structure that features three user-friendly levels including arena, concourse, office space and boasts versatile seating configurations, which allow clients to maximize space usage. The Convocation Center is ideal for concerts, commencements, family entertainment, conferences banquets, trade shows and athletic events. The arena accommodates 20,000 square-feet on the main floor with an additional 18,000 square-feet throughout the entire facility.

Year Constructed

1996

Date Dedicated

9-Dec-98

Building Functions

Sporting Events, Basketball, Volleyball; Convocations, Graduations, Concerts and Events

Architect

Rossetti Associates / The Argos Group, Birmingham, MI

Builder

Barton Malow Company

Original Cost

29,600,000

Architectural Style

Post Modern

Square Footage

204,316

Rights

This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. In addition, no permission is required from the rights-holder(s) for educational uses. For other uses, you need to obtain permission from the owner, Eastern Michigan University Archives (lib_archives@emich.edu).

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