We have a look at the new Holly Springs (N.C.) ballpark that will be hosting a summer-collegiate Coastal Plain League team in the 2015 season.
The renderings show four different viewpoints of the new ballpark, which will feature a wide concourse area and a multi-room press box. There will be 1,800-2,000 individual chairbacks with additional berm seating.
The stadium roof will cover both the concourse area and seats from dugout to dugout. Teams will play on a new artificial turf field and the new ballpark will sport Minor League-style dugouts. The locker room facility off the third-base side will feature locker rooms for both the home and visiting teams, coaches and umpires.
The all-sports stadium, which was designed by Integrated Design and Pendulum, along with Withers & Ravenel, is being built by T.A. Loving Company out of Goldsboro, N.C. The all-sports stadium is part of a larger, multirecreational complex to be built in three phases at 1129 N. Main Street in Holly Springs. The athletic complex will accommodate baseball, football, soccer, lacrosse and tennis among other recreational amenities.
The athletic complex will accommodate baseball, football, soccer, lacrosse and tennis among other recreational amenities. Holly Springs isn’t big — some 25,000 or so residents — but it’s growing, and with the popularity of baseball in the region and the continued economic expansion of the nearby Research Triangle area, building a ballpark and going summer collegiate makes economic sense for the city,
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