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POSTED 08.05.2016
At an August 2nd press conference, tennis great Billie Jean King and Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe pushed the button to open and close the new retractable roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium. The demonstration, held on the court, debuted the roof to national media, sponsors and staff. Matt Rossetti and USTA officials, Danny Zausner, Katrina Adams and Gordon Smith, told the story of the journey to finance, design and construct the roof, that was once thought to be "impossible."
POSTED 08.03.2016
Four things to know about the retractable roof and how it might affect play and spectating as the upcoming US Open.
Architects Newspaper
POSTED 08.03.2016
The Arthur Ashe Stadium at the U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens today unveiled its new retractable roof as well as numerous changes and additions to the tennis complex. Finished in time for this year’s US Open on August 29, the roof and master planning of the rejuvenated site was served up by Detroit-based firm ROSSETTI.
The Real Deal
POSTED 08.02.2016
Revamped U.S. Open Complex forgoes grandeur, opts for a pragmatic approach.
Architectural Digest
POSTED 07.22.2016
The $150 million addition can close in less than ten minutes, making weather delays a thing of the past