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Miller Park

Identification

Miller Park
211050

Map

Structure in General

stadium
existing [completed]
postmodernism

Usages

baseball

Facts

  • Seating a maximum of 42,400 spectators, this is the home of Major League Baseball's Milwaukee Brewers.
  • This replaced Milwaukee County Stadium as the Brewers' home field.
  • On July 14, 1999, three construction workers lost their lives when the Lampson "Big Blue" crane collapsed during construction.
  • At the home plate plaza is a pair of sculptures of the two greatest baseball players to have ever played in Milwaukee, Henry Aaron and Robin Yount.
  • The 12,000-ton roof is the only fan-shaped retractable roof in North America.
  • During the "seventh inning stretch" Miller Park has become famous for its sausage race where people dressed as a hot dog, a Polish sausage, an Italian sausage and a bratwurst race around the playing field.
  • The 7-panel, retractable roof take about ten minutes to either open or close.
  • Site of the 2002 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, which is the only one to ever end in a tie.
  • The stadium contains 70,000 cubic yards of concrete, 1,576 steel foundation piles, 66 restrooms and weighs in at 500,000 tons.
  • The Brewers won 5 to 4 over the Cincinnati Reds in their inaugural game here on April 6, 2001.
  • This is considered to be the largest construction project ever carried out within the state of Wisconsin.

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Location

1 Brewers Way
53214
Story Hill
Far West Side
Milwaukee
Wisconsin
U.S.A.

Technical Data

100.59 m
Oct 1996
Mar 2001

Involved Companies


HKS, Inc.
NBBJ
Eppstein Uhen Architects
concrete supplier, construction company, consultant, facade supplier, foundation company, general contractor, project management, roof installation, shell construction, steel supplier, structural engineering
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