The 49th Acre - Student Outdoor Event Venue and Tailgating Park

Completion Date: 
April 2023
Project Manager: 
Jeanine Bachtel
Project Status: 
Total Project Budget: 

Funded by an anonymous donor, the 3-acre site includes a lawn area for student tailgating and a pavilion for events. In addition to tailgating, the venue will provide year-round opportunities for organized and informal student gatherings and recreation. Construction on the site began in July but has been delayed due to additional permitting requirements.  Construction will be complete in the summer of 2023. 

  • Design-Builder: Barton Malow with DLR Group and LandDesign

Construction started in June 2022.

  • Phase 1 will complete in September 2022.
  • Phase 2 will complete in Spring 2023.
The 49th Acre - Student Outdoor Event and Tailgate Park