More Details on Pauley Renovation

Here are many details of the proposed renovation of Pauley Pavilion, including the highlights of the renovation inside and outside, the timeline for the construction, the seating plan and a video presentation featuring John Wooden, Ben Howland and more...

Project Highlights

* Total Renovation of the existing structure to last another 40 years
* Resolved life safety, security, and ADA accessible seating deficiencies
* All new seismic, mechanical, electrical and plumbing distribution systems, new smoke evacuation system, and upgrades to existing functions
* New exterior of Pauley Pavilion providing greater connection with campus architecture
* Better entry points and increased patron circulation space to all levels of seating sections
* Nearly 40,000 square feet of new lobby/concourse
* New restrooms with over three (3) times more toilets than current Pauley Pavilion
* New concessions with 25 more points of sale than current Pauley Pavilion
* New Team Store for UCLA merchandise sales
* New seating bowl with new aisles and steps with safety handrails; new seats and new seating sections with new entry points
* All new retractable seating system on the lower level with individual padded seats and brings fans closer to the action
* Over 1,000 additional seats in the arena, including more seats between the baskets, bring capacity to almost 14,000
* Brand new HD video scoreboard and LED ribbon board
* All new historical display, new graphics, and prominent display of Championship banners
* New floor with centered basketball court
* New Athletics facility at floor level that includes: New locker rooms, including player lounges, for men's and women's basketball teams; New players' film room, weight room, equipment room, and sports medicine room
* New multi-purpose Pavilion Club for campus events and game day hospitality * New locker room facilities for visiting teams and new media center
* Additional storage space for multi-purpose usage


Project Timeline

* November 2009 – Project goes out to bid
* February 2010 – Construction begins on north buildingM
* March 2011 – Pauley Pavilion closes
* Fall 2012 – Transformed Pauley Pavilion opens


The Seating Plan


Video Presentation on Renovation


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