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NBT Bank Stadium
Syracuse, NY

NBT Bank Stadium

  • Appel Osborne Landscape Architecture worked with Onondaga County to transform the Syracuse's AAA Baseball Franchise Stadium from an Artificial Turf Baseball Field to a Sand Based Natural Turf Baseball Field, saving as much of the existing infrastructure and stone base drainage system as possible.
  • Scope of services included removal of worn Astroturf, milling of porous asphalt base, adjusting the grades for a natural turf field, specifying a sand base root zone, skinned infield, warning track, removable pitcher’s mound and improvements to home and visiting team bullpens.
  • To assist with growing maintenance requirements, AOLA designed a subsurface irrigation system.
  • Prime designer for a maintenance facility building. Responsible for the team of architects and engineers to site and develop the facility building to house equipment.
  • The stadium was chosen by the players as one of the top two fields in the league.