So many updates to the newly renovated Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village, a world-class and state-of-the-art $700 million development of the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s campus being spearhead by the Hall of Fame and Industrial Realty Group. Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village is a project that aligns with Hall of Fame’s Mission, Values and Vision and its standing as “The Most Inspiring Place on Earth!” for all those who will play the Game, played the Game and love the Game. The foundation for a wide-ranging array of programming will be the Hall’s five core values – commitment, integrity, courage, respect and excellence – that can be learned from the Game.
The Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium
The venue will be a spectacular sports and entertainment complex that will include a permanent stage built into the stands.
AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power and AEP Ohio Transmission Company Inc., installed custom transmission structures designed to resemble football field goal posts as part of a $7 million project to improve reliability for customers and strengthen the power grid in the Canton, Ohio, area.
Eight state-of-the-art turf fields that will be multi-purposed, lighted and equipped with the latest technology and video capabilities. The sports complex will include full world-class amenities, a football sized concourse area and a championship field with 3,000 seats. Three fields opened in 2016, will grow to five in 2017 and the complex will be completed in spring of 2018.
An independent economic feasibility study was completed in May 2015 that indicates Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village will have a dramatic impact on the region and state for decades. During its peak year, the project will create more than 13,000 new jobs; and over a 25-year period, Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village will generate $15.3 billion in cumulative net new total economic output within Stark County, home of Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village.
Watch the drone video below to see the entire Hall of Fame village from all angles.