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Ohio Stadium

Identification

Ohio Stadium
The Horseshoe
220173

Map

Structure in General

stadium
existing [completed]
neo-classicism

Usages

american football

Facts

  • University architect Howard Dwight Smith was awarded an AIA Gold Medal in 1921 for this structure.
  • The expansion and renovation that occured from 1998-2001 included enclosing the southern end of the stadium, removal of the Jesse Owens Athletics Track to allow a 14 ft lowering of the playing field, and construction of a new, 470 ft press box.
  • Several firsts were claimed upon completion: The first horseshoe-shaped, double-deck stadium in the United States, the largest stadium west of the Appalachians, and the largest structure of its kind built of reinforced concrete.
  • The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.

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Location

411 Woody Hayes Drive
1920-2098 Cannon Drive, 1901 Tuttle Park Place, 404 West 17th Avenue
411 Woody Hayes Drive
43210
Columbus
Ohio
U.S.A.

Technical Data

166.00 ft
919.01 ft
679.01 ft
1921
1923
2001
$1,341,000

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