After an average regular season game, Harvard's normal team of 200 "sweepers and pickers" would take about four hours to comb the Stadium
top to bottom, collecting from 10 to 12 tons of refuse left in the stands by fans.
Career: Trust Tax Accountant, Connecticut Bank & Trust, 1975-1980; Pari-Mutuel Clerk, Hartford Jai-Alai, 1978-1980; Controller, Hartford Civic Center, 1980-1992; Accounting Manager, Florida Marlins Baseball Club, 1992-1994; Accounting Manager, Florida Panthers Hockey Club, 1992; Pro Player Stadium
, 1995-Present; Vice President since 2000
Unlike many of the other new stadiums
, in which colour is splurged with ritual abandon, Souto de Moura limits his palette to the sober neutrals of the concrete, metal roof and tiers of grey seats.
Some of the upper-scale stadiums
are also installing premium seating.
His most intricate models include the Ericson and Raymond James stadiums
which feature stadium
stores along the endzone, 15,000 miniature figurines, field seats, lights, and scoreboards.
He employed a PowerPoint presentation to expose the flaws common to the studies that justify public financing of stadiums
Striding down a corridor in the building's upper level, Checketts opens a plain metal door that could pass for a janitor's closet, and hustles up a 15-foot ladder into perhaps the most secluded spot in the stadium
- a narrow, private box near the ceiling, where dozens of pennants hang commemorating the championships of the Rangers and basketball's New York Knicks.
It's a latter-day Secret Service man's nightmare: President Calvin Coolidge at Yankee Stadium
in the twenties, surrounded by a screaming, sweating swarm.
An important component of the innovative strategy employed by Nixon Peabody was to have the city lease the land on which the stadiums
are to be built to the NYCIDA, which in turn leased the land to the baseball teams in order to create a mechanism for the teams to make PILOT payments which support the bonds issued to finance the stadiums