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Jumer’s Casino & Hotel

Alucobond Spectra Custom Copper, Jumers Casino Hotel, KKE Architects, Rock Island, Illinois

Project Name: Jumer’s Casino & Hotel
Project Location: Rock Island, Illinois
Alucobond Materials: 36,580 sq ft of
 4mm Spectra Cupral 20,503 sq ft of 
4mm custom Texas Copper
Year of Installation: 2008
Architect: KKE Architects, Inc.
Fabricator: M.G. McGrath, Inc.,
 Architectural Sheet Metal
, Maplewood, Minn.
, SGH, Inc.
, Omaha, Neb.
General Contractor/Installer: Kraus-Anderson, 
Construction Co., 
Images: KKE Architects, Inc.
Jumer’s Casino & Hotel Lights Up Landscape in Broad Daylight With Alucobond® Spectra Colors The new Jumer's Casino & Hotel in Rock Island, Ill., was designed to bring a Las Vegas-style gaming experience to the Midwest – opening in December 2008 as a replacement for the company's Casino Rock Island Riverboat, which had been moored since 1992 on the Mississippi River in downtown Rock Island. The new $151-million 270,000 square-foot complex includes one 170,000 square-foot casino and entertainment center connected to a five-story 205-room hotel. (more…)

Livestrong Sporting Park Designed As U.S.’ First World-Class Soccer Stadium

Alucobond, Livestrong Sporting Park, Populous, Alistair Tutton Photography

Project Name: LIVESTRONG Sporting Park
Project Location: Kansas City, Kansas
Alucobond Materials: 27,080 sq ft 6mm custom Willmer Blue 18,380 sq ft 6mm custom ATCT Gray 10,710 sq ft 6mm custom Pewter 4,630 sq ft 6mm custom Tucson Medium Gray
Year of Installation: 2011
Architect: Populous, Kansas City, Mo.
Fabricator/Installer: A2MG, Inc., Kansas City, Mo.
General Contractor: Turner Construction Co. Kansas City, Mo., office
Images: Alistair Tutton Photography
The new $200-million LIVESTRONG Sporting Park – which opened in June 2011  in Kansas City, Kan., as home to the Sporting Kansas City Major League Soccer (MLS) team – was designed to be the United States’ first world-class soccer stadium. This 340,000 square-foot stadium situated on a 14-acre site features 18,500 seats and includes 36 luxury suites and five clubs. LIVESTRONG Sporting Park boasts a 75-yard by 120-yard playing field with a natural grass surface that includes an under-soil heating and moisture management system. The stadium’s state-of-the-art communications systems utilizes 300 HDTVs broadcasting through an IPTV network as well as two HD video boards, including the main 2,016 square-foot board on the stadium’s south end and a 550 square-foot board on the north end. LIVESTRONG Sporting Park is the first MLS stadium to be fully lighted for HDTV. (more…)