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.
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Great American Ball Park
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:
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.
Source: Baseball Hall.com