CHAATRIK Architecture & Urban Design
CHAATRIK Architecture & Urban Design

The Reds Hall of Fame Shop

Cincinnati

Commissioned by the Cincinnati Reds for their recently renovated Hall of Fame Shop, CHAATRIK Architecture developed a new free-standing structure to extend the existing Hall Of Fame retail space outdoors and provide an easily accesssible space for fans during game days.

Playing off themes of the Big Red Machine and the iconic form of the "dugout", our team worked diligently to truly craft this intimate building. Employing principles of sustainability and adhering to budgetary constraints, we incoporated found items from the existing stadium into the design, including an overhead garage door, glass panels and exterior doors.

In collaboration with

Aubrie Welsh Interiors

Location

Great American Ball Park

Is that Barry Larkin?

Yes!

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Through careful attention to detail, the design team brought forth the brand of the Hall of Fame into specific materials and lighting selections. The Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati was enhanced with a fixed permenant shop saving hours of labor setting up and taking down non permanent structures each game; this thoughtfully constructed structure allows the Cincinnati Reds organization to:

  • Save Money & Time on labor setting up and taking down a temporary shop each game
  • Utilize unused space on the stadium plaza adding to the festive environment at Great American
  • Utlize existing materials the team had in storage / blend into the park.
  • Create a new attraction on the plaza that looks like A MLB Dugout!
  • Pay proper tribute to the team's Hall Of Fame players and their saught after Memorabilia.
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2021: The 25th Anniversary of Barry Larkin's 30-30 Season

Barry Larkin was the first MLB Shortstop to have 30 or more home runs and 30 or more stolen bases in one season. Barry Larkin anchored the 1990 World Series Champions Reds team with versatile athletisim and an infectious smile. He was sneaky fast and sneaky good. He was not flash, he did not do backflips, Barry Larkin was an all around athlete who will always be THE Reds Hall Of Fame shortstop. Barry Larkin played all of his 19 years in Major League Baseball here in Cincinnati.

The First 30-30 Shortstop in the History of Major League Baseball!



As the architect of the Hall Of Fame gift shop at the Great American Ball Park plaza we were honored to meet Barry Larkin commemorating the opening of a new space in Cincinnati. One were our best Red's players ever, like MLB Hall Of Fame shortstop Barry Larkin, are commerated, stories told, and souvenirs can be sold at the games.



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Barry Larkin is a Hometown Cincinnati Hero

  • Moeller High School
  • University Of Michigan
  • United States Olympic Baseball Team 1984
  • First MLB shortstop to 30-30, 30 homes runs or more and 30 stolen bases in a season
  • Barry had five - 30 or more stolen base seasons with 379 lifetime
  • 80 runs or more scored in seven seasons
  • 30 or more doubles in six seasons
  • Hit .301 in season, .353 in post-season anchoring the 1990 World Series Champions Reds
  • Roberto Clemente Award 1993
  • Lou Gherig Award 1994
  • Carreer Fielding Percentage of .975 (Never Made Errors!)
  • 3 Gold Glove Awards
  • 9 Silver Slugger Awards

Source: Baseball Hall.com

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Solid As A Rock Dependable

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