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Rupp Arena renovation plans include new façade, luxury boxes and chair backs

Chair backs for everyone! That’s one of the rallying cries behind the newly unveiled plans for a $310 million renovation of Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky. Sure, plenty of other components highlight the renovation project, including a completely new translucent façade, fresh luxury seats, completely moving the adjacent convention center to the west and new lookout areas on the new upper bowl of the 23,000-seat home of the University of Kentucky basketball team. (Sports Illustrated)


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