FIRST NATIONAL BANK BALLPARK > FIELD / MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PARK
Architect — Moser Mayer Phoenix Associates (now Clark Patterson Lee)
PROJECT DELIVERY —
- When initially opened, First National Bank Field (formerly Newbridge Bank Ballpark) held a crowd of 8,500 and spurred the growth of area high-rise condominiums, hotels and restaurants.
- The home of the Greensboro Grasshoppers was designed to be a walkable, family friendly experience and to bring non-city residents into downtown Greensboro.
- The ballpark includes a plaza area with a food court and an inner playground for young baseball fans. Sixteen sky boxes, a sports bar, retail shop, and a clubhouse are part of the facility. Amenities for teams include therapeutic baths, massage tables, showers, locker room and a lounge area.
- Construction includes steel framing and deck, a classic brick facade, concrete flooring, and a sprinkler system.