went to 2 concerts and a basketball game. Great venue. They should give all their employees a raise for the great job they are doing in this refurbished arena.
We went to a women's Illini Basketball game. It was recently renovated. There is still some construction fences outside but the inside was nice. I loved the Orange and Blue chairs. We were in an upper level but could see very well. The bathrooms were right out our portal and they are nice. It was great.
My daughter and I went to the IHSA State wrestling tournament here. It is a nice facility with decent parking ($7.00 for all day) We didn't have a hard time parking but we got there early. The food is a bit costly (a bottle of Dasani water is $4.00, small bottle of OJ $4.00) but that is to be expected... 更多
I hate that they renamed it! Like really? First went the cheif then the name of our awesome assembly hall. Its a conceited move State Farm to rename it after you, im just sayin! But i love the assembly hall, driving through the country and seeing the assembly hall looking like a space ship just landed in town is pretty... 更多
As a member of the graduation class of 1962 at the University of Illinois, I still remember when the site of the Assembly Hall, now the State Farm Center, was literally a hole in the ground. A big hole, mind you, but a hole. And I was in the building when architect Max Abramowicz's masterpiece opened on March 2, 1963.... 更多
I'm glad people are still calling it the Assembly Hall instead of the State Farm Center. It's under construction, but it's a great place to catch a basketball game or a concert. They serve alcohol, too!
To all who grew up in Champaign area most of our lives, it Will always be Assembly Hall, but it's now called State Farm Center; and will offer premiere facilities for U of I Sports. And Major Entertainment Names.