Convergence Design retained for event center project
January 26, 2018
Convergence Design is leading a team retained by Montgomery County, Tennessee and Commonwealth Development Group to design a new event center in downtown Clarksville. The team has conducted its first set of programming and planning discussions with the County and other stakeholders. read more...
Seaside Convention Center expansion enters final design phase
November 28, 2017
The upcoming expansion of the Seaside (OR) Convention Center is on track, with the project set to go to bid in spring 2018. Convergence Design is consulting with Holst Architects of Portland on the project. read more...
Expanded convention center, new hotel recommended in St. Charles
November 10, 2017
St. Charles, Mo. -- A consulting team that included Convergence Design recommended almost doubling the size of the St. Charles Convention Center to a work session of the St. Charles City Council. The project, which would include a new parking structure as well as a site for a 200 room hotel, is estimated at $65 million. read more...
Phase 2 of study on tap
October 31, 2017
The city of Show Low, Arizona has decided to authorize Phase II of a public facilities study, for which Convergence Design is providing programming, design and cost estimating services. The study concerns the feasibility of a new multipurpose events center in Show Low. read more...
World Series venues compared
October 26, 2017
Baseball nerds will geek out on this statistical comparison between Dodger Stadium and Minute Maid Park, the latter designed by Convergence Design founder David Greusel. read more...
Minute Maid Park in World Series spotlight
October 24, 2017
Designed by Convergence Design founder David Greusel, Minute Maid Park takes the spotlight in October as one of two sites for the 2017 World Series. Fans packed the venue on October 24 to watch Game 1 (held in Los Angeles) on the giant video board in right field. read more...
Convergence Design contends for downtown study
October 12, 2017
Convergence Design was part of a team vying for a downtown redevelopment study in Frankfort, Kentucky read more...
Do or die for sports facility proposal
October 12, 2017
A local developer is pitching a site in Pensacola for an indoor sports facility based on study work that Converengence Design helped with in 2015 (not 2012 as stated in the article). read more...
Pensacola arena proposed
October 04, 2017
Convergence Design was part of a team engaged by Escambia County, Florida to study the possibility of new sports and tourism facilities in the County. As part of that study, Convergence looked at the Bay Center, an older existing arena, and put forward a replacement plan that would better suit the characteristics of the Pensacola market. read more...
Minute Maid Park perfect in every way...almost
June 24, 2017
This article summarizes a ranking of MLB ballparks in DRAFT magazine. The good news: Minute Maid Park and PNC Park (both designed by David Greusel) finished in the top 10. read more...
Show Low explores possible convention center
June 13, 2017
Convergence Design was part of a team engaged to help the city of Show Low, Arizona assess the need for new public facilities in the community. Phase I of the study, just completed, suggests a possible multipurpose facility could accommodate a wide range of local and regional uses. read more...
Nashvile stadium upgrades could total $477 million
May 18, 2017
In an article in the Tenessean, two major league stadiums in Nashville collectively will need as much as $477 million in improvements and deferred maintenance over the next 20 years, according to a study. Convergence Design was part of the study team, reviewing the overall architecture and finishes in the two stadiums. read more...
Minute Maid Park without Tal's Hill
March 29, 2017
Here are some before-and-after views of center field at Minute Maid Park, now that Tal's Hill has been removed. The comments reflect a diversity of opinions on the slope, which has been the case for the hill's entire history. read more...
Pirates extend backstop netting at PNC Park
March 20, 2017
Change comes slowly to what is "widely considered one of the most beautiful ballparks in the country," PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. read more...
Grand River Center adds $9 million annually to local economy
December 30, 2016
A recent study concluded that the Grand River Center has an annual economic impact of $9.7 million to the Dubuque, Iowa economy. The center opened in 2003, and has been the catalyst of the redevelopment of Dubuque's 4th Street Peninsula on the Mississippi riverfront. read more...
Tal's Hill at Minute Maid Park soon to be history
September 28, 2016
Visiting center fielders at Minute Maid Park will no longer have ballpark designer David Greusel's quirkiest feature to complain about. At the end of this season, Tal's Hill will be nothing but memories. read more...
Alternative racing strategy proposed for Fairgrounds
September 09, 2016
Spurred by a Convergence Design recommendation to eliminate the racing oval at the Allegany County Fairgrounds, a group has proposed an alternative form of motorsports to keep the track operational. read more...
Convergence Design listed in Top 50 Sports Architecture firms
August 29, 2016
Convergence Design is listed at number 37 in Building Design & Construction magazine's recent listing of Top Sports Architecture Firms in the U.S. See for yourself at the link... read more...
County officials agree raceway no longer an asset
August 12, 2016
Commissioners of Allegany County, Maryland seemed inclined to agree with a Convergence Design study suggesting that the Fairgo racing oval, long a fixture at the Fairgrounds, had outlived its usefulness. read more...
The end of motorsports in Allegany County?
August 11, 2016
As part of its master plan report on the Allegany County (Maryland) Fairgrounds, Convergence Design recommended removal of a currently unused dirt racetrack. See more at the link. read more...
Forbes writer laments the impending loss of Tal's Hill
August 06, 2016
Forbes Magazine contributor Jim Pagels recognizes that when Tal's Hill is removed from Minute Maid Park, part of what makes baseball unique among pro sports is going with it. read more...
Expo Center expansion recommended
July 20, 2016
A consulting team that includes Convergence Design recommended a limited expansion of the Springfield (Mo.) Expo Center to a full-fledged convention center by adding a ballroom and new meeting space. An privately developed adjacent or attached hotel would also be part of the proposed development. read more...
Consultant recommends renovating Springfield Expo Center
July 19, 2016
A consulting team suggested that expanding the Springfield Expo Center to a full convention center won't be as costly as previously projected. Convergence Design was part of the study team that looked at the potential to expand the Expo Center in 2010, and the recent update. Follow the link to watch the video. read more...
Big changes possible to Tyson Center
June 25, 2016
Convergence Design was part of a team hired to study how to keep the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City competitive for entertainment and sporting events. The study recommended a number of possible upgrades. read more...
Tyson Events Center looks at long term changes and security
June 24, 2016
The link will take you to a television news story regarding our team's report on future enhancements to the Tyson Events Center in Sioux Falls. Several new ideas for the building are featured in the linked video. read more...
Millions needed to improve Dayton Convention Center
June 22, 2016
A consulting team that included Convergence Design reported to the Dayton City Council that a variety of facility upgrades would help the center stay relevant in the convention marketplace. Improvements ranged from cosmetic upgrades to a major expansion of one of the ballrooms. read more...
Team studying convention center options
March 10, 2016
Convergence Design is part of a team studying options for a convention center in downtown Laredo, Texas. The study kicked off today with a stakeholder meeting in the Laredo City Council chambers. Local TV station KGNS filed this report... read more...
Arena study unlikely to recommend expansion
March 02, 2016
A team that includes Convergence Design is studying ways to improve the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Those improvements may not include increasing the building's capacity, said consultants in a project kickoff meeting in Sioux City. read more...
Maryland Stadium Authority releases civic center study
December 24, 2015
The Maryland Stadium Authority released a study of new civic facilities in Charles County, Maryland. Convergence Design was part of a team with Crossroads Consulting Services that examined the need for, configuration and cost of a multipurpose event center for southern Maryland in Charles County. read more...
Commission approves Bicentennial Center sign
November 03, 2015
The headline kind of says it all, but if you want to read more, read more...
Bicentennial Center renovations unveiled
October 28, 2015
At a public open house, city officials took the wraps off of the recently renovated Bicentennial Center in Salina, Kansas. Convergence Design led the design team for this project. There is a nice photo gallery at the link. read more...
County approves fairgrounds planner
October 14, 2015
Convergence Design was approved to launch a facilities plan for the Allegany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland, Maryland, as reported by local radio station WCBC. read more...
Public gets look at Center options
August 20, 2015
Members of the public got a look at a shopping list of upgrades for the La Crosse Center in La Crosse, Wisconsin, that Convergence Design helped to prepare. The list includes some substantial upgrades in addition to deferred maintenance items. read more...
Public input sought on La Crosse Center plans
August 16, 2015
Officials of the La Crosse Center in La Crosse, Wisconsin are using a study by Convergence Design to initiate a public discussion of planned improvements to the center. Working with a broad range of community stakeholders, Convergence Design identified a number of areas for potential upgrades, which will be the topic of a public forum in La Crosse. read more...
PNC Park ranked best in MLB--again
July 28, 2015
In a survey by Ballpark Digest, PNC Park in Pittsburgh topped the rankings of Major League ballparks. Convergence Design founder David Greusel served as lead designer for the ballpark (Astorino was architect of record), which continually ranks as one of the best in baseball. Or in this case, the best. read more...
Study affirms need for Bentonville convention center
July 27, 2015
A team that included Convergence Design is recommending a 250,000 gross square foot convention center for the market, given the presence of the world's largest retailer and a number of other major corporations. Convergence Design helped to identify possible sites and test building footprint for the facility. read more...
La Crosse Center board reviews long list of upgrades
July 02, 2015
Assisted by Convergence Design, the board of the La Crosse Center in Wisconsin considered a long list of desired upgrades for the complex. The board will seek public input on the list before submitting it to the City of La Crosse as a proposed capital project. read more...
Plans for La Crosse Center in progress
May 26, 2015
Convergence Design presented an update to the La Crosse Center board showing how planned upgrades to the center could reshape the building's function and its perception in the marketplace. read more...
Blue Water Convention Center opens in Port Huron
April 17, 2015
The new Blue Water Convention Center was dedicated on April 17 in Port Huron, Michigan. St. Clair County retained Convergence Design as a design consultant for the project to provide guidance to the design team on convention center planning and design issues. read more...
PNC Parks that might have been
March 24, 2015
Coinciding with the 15th anniversary of the opening of PNC Park, writer Sean Hamill interviewed David Greusel for Pittsburgh Magazine on the genesis of the design for the Burgh's iconic ballpark. David pulled out some old drawings to show options that were considered and, thankfully, discarded. read more...
Little Rock considers indoor sports venue
March 17, 2015
Convergence Design was part of a team led by Crossroads Consulting Services that is advising the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau on the feasibility of an indoor sports venue to attract tournament teams from out of state. The team's preliminary report was delivered March 16 to the LRCVB's Board of Commissioners. read more...
Bismarck's growing pains open new possibilities
March 01, 2015
An article in the Bismarck Tribune highlights work done by Crossroads Consulting Services and Convergence Design for the City of Bismarck, ND. The study looks at public facilities in the area and assesses the need for new or upgraded facilities. read more...
Keeping People Informed and Involved
February 12, 2015
Convergence Design principal David Greusel contributed some thoughts to an article in ARCHITECT magazine, the official publication of the American Institute of Architects, on communications within the office. read more...
Riverwalk designs unveiled
January 28, 2015
Designers from Convergence Design and Matrix Design Group unveiled early plans for an expansion to the Pueblo Convention Center and Historic Arkansas Riverwalk in a work session of the Pueblo Urban Renewal Authority. The drawings represent the team's schematic design for the project, which still needs to progress through additional design and planning work before construction can be started. read more...
Bicentennial Center renovation breaks ground
December 11, 2014
The project to renovate Salina, Kansas' Bicentennial Center is officially under way, with groundbreaking ceremonies taking place in the building's lobby. read more...
Consulting firm suggesting Bismarck renovate event center as city wraps up expansion
November 08, 2014
Bismarck hired Crossroads Consulting Services and Convergence Design to look at how the city should move forward with its event center, which is nearing completion on a $27 million expansion that the city hoped would boost business and allow the center to host the international oil expo that came to town this spring. read more...
Consultants recommend center upgrades
November 06, 2014
Convergence Design in part of a consulting team studying public facilities in Bismarck, North Dakota. The team met with the public in Bismarck on November 5, and briefed those in attendance about their findings to date. read more...
Deadline nears for contractors on Show Me Center renovations
November 03, 2014
Requests for qualifications are being solicited from contractors and specialty subcontractors for renovations to the Show Me Center, an arena on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Convergence Design is leading the design of the renovation. read more...
Making a Splash on Campus
September 19, 2014
College recreation now includes pool parties, water slides and lazy rivers. The trend started in the late 1980s at the University of Toledo, a rec center designed by Convergence Design's David Greusel while with another firm. read more...
Riverfront development project moving forward
August 22, 2014
Convergence Design is part of a team engaged to study the redevelopment of Hobart Arena, a key piece of civic infrastructure along the riverfront in Troy, Ohio. Troy's City Council has approved $10 million in capital spending to ensure the future of Hobart Arena and a nearby marina building. read more...
Tucson team selected for redevelopment
August 19, 2014
A team formed by Nor-Generations LLC for the redevelopment of a large parcel in downtown Tucson was selected over a competing proposal for the project by the Rio Nuevo Facilities Board. Convergence Design is the coordinating architect and master planner for the project. read more...
Acclaimed sports writer rates MLB ballparks
August 15, 2014
PNC Park comes in third on sports writer Joe Posnanski's list of all 30 Major League ballparks, finishing just behind Wrigley and Fenway. Posnanski describes PNC Park as "So fantastic, I’m surprised every single time I go." read more...
Pueblo Board votes to move ahead with tourism project
August 13, 2014
The board of the Pueblo (Colorado) Urban Renewal Authority voted this week to move ahead with preliminary design for an expansion to the Pueblo Convention Center as part of a Regional Tourism Authority development project. Convergence Design will lead the design team for the project. read more...
Competing proposals in Tucson
August 12, 2014
Follow the link below to see Convergence Design founding principal David Greusel in Tucson, representing a client proposal to redevelop a critical parcel near the Tucson Convention Center. Convergence Design is the coordinating architect for the Nor-Generations LLC team proposing a mixed use development on the site. read more...
Troy Council considers arena upgrades
July 09, 2014
The City Council of Troy, Ohio met to consider a feasibility study conducted by Crossroads Consulting Services with Convergence Design and the Bigelow Company to upgrade Hobart Arena, long a fixture in the Troy area. (photo: Anthony Weber, Troy Daily News) read more...
Board of Regents approves renovation of Show Me Center
June 26, 2014
Based on the findings of a feasibility study, the Board of Regents at Southeast Missouri State approved a $9 million renovation project to upgrade the Show Me Center, the city and university's multi-purpose arena. A design team led by Convergence Design presented the results of their study of the building at a board meeting in Cape Girardeau. read more...
Convergence Design engaged to study Show Me Center
June 25, 2014
Southeast Missouri State University has retained Convergence Design to conduct a feasibility study for the renovation of the Show Me Center, a 7,000 seat arena on the Southeast campus. read more...
Enid Center Wins Award
May 08, 2014
Enid Event Center was awarded "Best Public Improvement Project" at the 2014 Oklahoma Main Street Awards. The award recognizes the Event Center's role in the positive transformation of downtown Enid, Oklahoma. read more...
Astrodome faces wrecking ball
December 27, 2013
The eighth wonder of the world is facing an uncertain future in Houston, as its pro sports tenants have long since departed for greener pastures. In this opinion piece, ESPN The Magazine's Chris Jones takes a potshot at Minute Maid Park, designed by Convergence Design Principal David Greusel. It's okay. We can take the heat. read more...
The night baseball returned to Pittsburgh
December 25, 2013
Really nice New York Times story about the return of playoff baseball to Pittsburgh after a long absence. Includes a great shout-out to PNC Park, designed by Convergence Design principal David Greusel while with another firm. read more...
Ordering by iPad touches down at new stadium
September 17, 2013
Concession stands at the new football stadium at Alabama State University are equipped with iPads at the point of sale, allowing real-time monitoring of sales in the facility. read more...
Architecture and the Common Good
September 16, 2013
David Greusel was interviewed by Milton Friesen, an urban planning professor and research fellow with Cardus, a Canadian think tank that explores the intersection of faith and the common good. The interview covers a variety of topics, but common good is the theme... read more...
Minor league ballparks as downtown amenities
July 18, 2013
A non-hysterical look at the benefits and challenges of incorporating minor league ballparks into downtowns. Nice mention of Regions Park in Birmingham, a project Convergence Design assisted with programming in the early design stage. read more...
New Event Center in Enid (TV news report)
June 17, 2013
Follow the link to a television news story about the new Enid Event Center that opened on June 12. This one gets the story mostly right. read more...
Enid Event Center opens for public
June 13, 2013
The new Enid Event Center, the capstone project of the Enid Renaissance downtown redevelopment program, opened under sunny skies on Wednesday, June 12, 2013. read more...
Event Center readies for opening
May 11, 2013
The Enid Event Center is scheduled for a June 12, 2013 ribbon cutting with the first spectator event soon after, according to Meetings Focus. read more...
Opening concert announced for Enid Event Center
May 09, 2013
A concert by country singer Gary Allan was announced as the opening public event at the new Enid Event Center, opening this month in Enid, Oklahoma. The new Event Center features both spectator seating for 4,000 and more than 30,000 square feet of exhibit space in a unique hybrid design. read more...
Downtown proposal gets council blessing
April 04, 2013
The St. Joseph City Council gave its general approval to move forward with a proposal to redevelop a key area downtown with a new land-based casino, event center and parking. The project is dependent on reaching agreement with the operator of the St. Jo Frontier Casino to relocate to a site next door to the Holiday Inn hotel downtown. read more...
Pritzker Committee Rescinds Award
April 01, 2013
In a surprising turnaround, the Pritzker Prize Committee has rescinded the announced award of this year's Pritzker Prize for Architecture to Japanese architect Toyo Ito. Instead, the award will be given to David Greusel, founding principal of Convergence Design.
When asked to explain the sudden change of heart, a spokesperson for the committe said, "What can I say? We screwed up big time. I wish we had given it to Mr. Greusel in the first place. By the way, do you know how to pronounce his name?" read more...
PNC Park tops list of American ballparks...again
March 20, 2013
Travel website Trip Advisor has released its ranking of America's best ballparks, based on visitor reviews. And Pittsburgh's PNC Park adds one more to its growing list of top rankings. read more...
Winston-Salem weighs convention center cost versus benefit
February 23, 2013
City officials in Winston-Salem are evaluating the benefits of renovating the M.C. Benton Jr. Convention Center versus the probable cost. This news story spells out the choices the city faces. read more...
Convention Center update could reach $23.9 million
February 19, 2013
An article in the Winston-Salem Journal summarizes the findings of a renovation study for which Convergence Design teamed with Crossroads Consulting Services of Tampa. The study looked at the market demand and economic impact of potential improvements to the M.C. Benton Jr. Convention Center in downtown Winston-Salem, North Carolina. read more...
University seeks improved sports facilities
February 14, 2013
This article from the Northwest Missourian highlights some of the facility needs Convergence Design will be addressing in a study for Northwest Missouri State University. The project kicked off with meetings in Maryville on February 14. read more...
Designer of PNC Park comes to Geneva (College)
February 07, 2013
Founding principal David Greusel was the featured speaker at the campus of Geneva College in Beaver Fallls, Pennsylvania on February 6. David addressed an all-campus chapel service in the morning, speaking on "Redeeming the City...One Building at a Time." He also addressed the Geneva faculty in a luncheon presentation entitled "Discipline of Place," and gave a public lecture that evening on "Designing as if People Mattered." read more...
Music entrepreneur has big ideas for fairgrounds
December 13, 2012
An article from The Tennessean reports on Isaac Tigrett's ideas for the Tennessee State Fairgrounds. Convergence Design is part of a team hired by the City of Nashville to study potential redevelopment ideas for the fairgrounds site. Tigrett's proposal has not been evaluated by the master planning team. read more...
ASU's new stadium creates a lot of buzz
November 25, 2012
This story ran on the front page of the Montgomery Adveritser the day after Alabama State University cut the ribbon on their new football stadium. The article includes comments from some campus leaders who helped make the project possible. read more...
Ultimate success of new stadium up to ASU
November 23, 2012
Commentary article from the Montgomery Advertiser on the long-term prospects for ASU football now that they have a new on-campus stadium. read more...
City unveils renovated Convention Hall
November 18, 2012
Enid residents got their first look at renovated Convention Hall in an open house held Sunday, November 18. The project, designed by Convergence Design in association with Norman-based Architects in Partnership, is the first part of the Enid Renaissance downtown redevelopment to be completed. read more...
Fixing up Fairgrounds would cost $150M, consultants say
November 08, 2012
A team that includes Convergence Design delivered preliminary findings in a public presentation on November 7. The team explored a total of six different options for the redevelopment or relocation of the Tennessee State Fairgrounds. read more...
Consultants Discuss Potential Fairgrounds Uses
November 06, 2012
A consulting team that includes Convergence Design is making a public presentation November 7 to discuss their preliminary findings regarding the Tennessee State Fairgrounds. The team has been studying potential improvements and redevelopment at the Fairgrounds site south of downtown Nashville. read more...
Renovated Convention Hall set to open
October 12, 2012
The renovation of Convention Hall is planned to open on November 18. Convergence Design was the design architect for the renovation, in collaboration with AiP Architects of Norman, Oklahoma. The project is part of the Enid Renaissance project, for which Convergence Design served as planner and designer of the new Enid Event Center. read more...
Two firms tabbed as architects for center
September 07, 2012
Convergence Design is one of two firms designated for the design of the Blue Water Area Convention Center in Port Huron, Michigan. read more...
Edison Inn ready for renovation
August 31, 2012
The Edison Inn hotel in Port Huron, Michigan will close on September 5 to begin its conversion to a Doubletree Hotel by Hilton. This hotel will be attached to a new convention center that Convergence Design is helping to design. read more...
Convention center grows
August 15, 2012
St. Clair County is working with Convergence Design on a new convention center in Port Huron, Michigan. read more...
Nashvilleians give input to fairgrounds site
July 24, 2012
Convergence Design is part of a team that is master planning the Tennessee State Fairgrounds in Nashville. The team participated in an open house for citizens to provide input to the planning process. read more...
Utah Valley Convention Center opens its doors
May 24, 2012
The new convention center in Provo, Utah held its first event on May 4 as workers were putting the finishing touches on the building. David Greusel served as principal in charge of this project while previously associated with the design architect for the building. read more...
Fairy Houses and Forts inspire the imagination
May 21, 2012
David Greusel and his team at Convergence Design saw the lake at Powell Gardens and felt certain a pirate ship had gone aground there. The industrious pirates had scavenged materials from the ship and built a fort on “Skeleton Island,” otherwise known at Powell as Goose Island.
“You wind your way around the island to find the fort,” Greusel said. “The crow’s nest is a full story above the ground, so you can survey the surroundings and spy marauders.”
Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/2012/05/20/3617455/powell-gardens-fairy-houses-forts.html#storylink=cpy
Pirate Fort coming to Skeleton Island
May 14, 2012
Convergence Design is teaming with Henderson Engineers to create a pirate fort on the grounds of Powell Gardens, Kansas City's botanical garden. read more...
Commission votes to improve downtown parking
May 02, 2012
The Enid City Commission, in a 6-0 vote, approved additional funds to design new parking to support the Enid Renaissance project, which includes a new event center designed by Convergence Design. read more...
City Commission looks to amend contract
May 01, 2012
The Enid City Commission will vote to add additional parking areas to Convergence Design's scope of work on the Enid Renaissance project already under construction in downtown Enid. read more...
New GM has big plans for Event Center
March 20, 2012
Keller Taylor, the new General Manager of the Cherokee Strip Conference Center is already thinking ahead to the 2013 opening of Enid Event Center and the renovation of Convention Hall. These two buildings, which are immediately adjacent to Cherokee Strip, will give the city an entirely new convention center and event center in which to hold public events. read more...
Finding Your Balance - ARCHITECT Magazine
February 06, 2012
For some architects, integrating their work and life may be ideal. For others, the answer may be starting their own firm or keeping a strict boundary between home and office. Click the link to see part of the Convergence Design story in ARCHITECT Magazine online. read more...
Winner by a country mile
January 31, 2012
Guess we were napping on May 29, when this article appeared in the New York Times (America's Newspaper of Record):
The article ranks Major League Ballparks by their Yelp ratings, which is a crowdsourced rating system that is democratic and reliable. The "winner by a country mile," as the article says, is PNC Park, designed by David Greusel (with help from many others) while he was with another firm. Now more than ten years old, PNC Park consistently ranks at or near the top of ballpark ratings in any number of media outlets, including ABC News, Forbes Magazine, and now, the New York Times. read more...
$41M convention center coming together in Provo
January 25, 2012
Although not a Convergence Design project, Convergence founder David Greusel was deeply involved in both the feasibility study that led to this project, and the initial design of the building. David was part of the design team for the new Utah Valley Convention Center while associated with another firm. The architect of record for the project is MHTN Architects in Salt Lake City.
Click on the link to see a nice news story about the building and its expected contribution to Utah County's economic development. read more...
Mayor, City Manager optimistic about Renaissance progress
December 27, 2011
Mayor Bill Shewey and City Manager Eric Benson briefed a local meeting on progress at the Enid Renaissance site downtown. read more...
Convention Hall to receive a renaissance
November 24, 2011
Article from the Enid News and Eagle regarding the renovation of Convention Hall, part of the Enid Renaissance project. read more...
Enid Renaissance featured in magazine
October 27, 2011
"Enid on the Move" magazine includes an extensive report on the Enid Renaissance project, including photos and graphics. read more...
Commission awards Renaissance contracts
October 12, 2011
The Enid City Commission on Tuesday awarded contracts for the construction of a new Event Center and the full renovation of Convention Hall. These two projects comprise Enid Renaissance, the cornerstone of a major downtown revitalization program. read more...
City Commission to vote on Renaissance contracts
October 10, 2011
The Enid City Commission will vote on October 11 to award construction contracts for the Enid Renaissance project. Convergence Design was cited for producing a quality set of bidding documents. read more...
Bids on target for Enid Renaissance
October 07, 2011
Bids received for the construction of the Enid Renaissance project met the City's expectations, with several bids just under $24 million for the new event center and the renovation of Convention Hall. read more...