The Phoenix Suns have unveiled a rendering of a new Casino Arizona Pavilion, part of upcoming renovations at the team’s Talking Stick Resort Arena.
In what represents an early visual for the renovation project, the Suns released a rendering Friday that depicts a drastically overhauled Casino Arizona Pavilion. The focuses of this upgrade will be on creating more gathering space within the arena and improving technology. According to information provided by the Suns, the redesigned Casino Arizona Pavilion will feature 8,500-square feet of LED screens and a communal space with views of the arena’s inner bowl.
Plans for the Casino Arizona Pavilion emerge as the Suns plot a major renovation at Talking Resort Arena. The renovation project moved forward in January, when the Phoenix City council approved a $150 million contribution from the city’s Sports Facilities Fund toward the $230 million public-private partnership with the team. The renovation, which is being branded by the Suns as Project 201: PHX Reimaginged, is aimed at improving arena infrastructure while enhancing the fan experience through upgrades in areas such as technology.
Construction work is currently expected to begin in the spring, with the revamped Casino Arizona Pavilion being completed in time for the 2020-21 NBA season. Talking Stick Resort Arena first opened in 1992, and is currently the fourth-oldest venue in the NBA.
Rendering and video courtesy Phoenix Suns.
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