Control of Concrete for the University of Illinois Stadium


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Title: Control of Concrete for the University of Illinois Stadium

Author(s): W.A. Slater and R.L. Brown

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 20

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 403-419

Keywords: none

Date: 2/1/1924

The Structure-The Illinois Memorial Football Stadium at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, is a structure in which the footings, the ramps, the treads and risers carrying the seats, and some of the columns are of concrete. The framework and columns carrying the treads and risers for the main stand and the balconies are of structural steel, and the walls above the basement of the ramp towers are of brick. The base course, trim, and memorial columns are of Bedford limestone.