KFC Yum! Center
Louisville Arena Authority
Louisville, Kentucky
700,000 S.F.
Completed 2010
This new multipurpose arena is located in downtown Louisville at Second and West Main Streets. The 717,000 square foot facility accommodates seating for up to 22,000 people and parking for up to 700 vehicles. The primary tenant is the University of Louisville’s Men’s and Women’s Basketball programs. The facility also accommodates a wide variety of additional sporting and entertainment events, such as NCAA swimming, wrestling, and volleyball championships as well as concerts, circuses, rodeos, boxing matches, and ice shows.

Swope Design Group worked with a large, multidisciplined design team. Swope is responsible for the design of the wayfinding and graphics throughout the arena complex as well as the interior design of the Team Store located in the main lobby.

Architecture: POPULOUS, Kansas City, Missouri
Theming: Workshop Design, Kansas City, Missouri
Renderings: POPULOUS & Mertz Design