UT announces plan for Stokely Athletics site

UT announces plan for Stokely Athletics site

September 12th, 2013 by The Knoxville News Sentinel in Local - Breaking News

Stokely Athletics Center at the University of Tennessee, 1987. (KNS Archive)

Photo by The Knoxville News Sentinel /Times Free Press.

KNOXVILLE - The State Building Commission approved plans Thursday to demolish Stokely Athletics Center and Gibbs Hall to make way for a new dormitory and parking garage and expand the football practice fields.

The commission is set to review plans and budgets - a combined estimated $100 million project - for the new facilities at its October meeting.

UT hopes to begin demolition early next year, and have Stokely and Gibbs completely removed by summer 2014.

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