Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village

Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village, a nearly $800 million development of the Pro Football Hall of Fame campus in Canton, Ohio, is underway. The dynamic project aligns with the Hall of Fame’s Mission, Values and Vision for the future. The foundation for a wide-ranging array of programming will be the Hall’s five core values – commitment, integrity, courage, respect and excellence – that can be learned from the Game.  

Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village Fact Sheet (PDF)

Media Contacts

Pete Fierle, Chief of Staff & Vice President of Communications. Direct: 330-588-3622; Cell: 330-209-9464

Rachel Gutting, Communications Coordinator & Special Assistant to Office of President. Direct: 330-588-3671; Cell: 260-438-1820

News Coverage:

"In Canton, Plans for an NFL Retirement Home," (Sports Illustrated, Aug. 30, 2017)

"A Bold, Expansive Vision for Canton’s Pro Football Hall of Fame," (New York Times, Aug. 22, 2017)

"Hall of Fame president envisions football 'Disney World'," (Associated Press, Aug. 6, 2017)

"Pro Football Hall of Fame's $700 Million Expansion Will Be Like Disney For Football Fans," (Forbes, Aug. 5, 2017)

"David Baker's big Hall of Fame project to be completed in 2020," (NFL.com, Aug. 4, 2017)

"David Baker runs the Pro Football Hall of Fame his way," (NFL.com, Aug. 2, 2017)

"David Baker has big plans for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and many already are on display," (Los Angeles Times, Aug. 1, 2017)

"Pro Football Hall of Fame getting $800M expansion," (Fox Business, July 27, 2017)

"Pro Football Hall of Fame Village is more like a town," (Crain's Cleveland Business, July 9, 2017)

"Hall of Fame Village employs hundreds of local workers," (The Canton Repository, June 30, 2017)

"'World's greatest sports bar' coming to Hall of Fame Village," (The Canton Repository, June 29, 2017)

How the most valuable and historically extensive football card collection was built by Dan Hunt, Robert Casterline,” (Dallas Morning News, July 4, 2016)

The Pro Football Hall of Fame goes 4D,” (Tech Crunch, July 2, 2016).

Hall of Fame locker room: a holographic experience,” (Associated Press, July 2, 2016)

Pro Football Hall of Fame to Use Holograms in New Film Exhibit,” (Bleacher Report, July 2, 2016)

"Pro Football Hall of Fame Reveals Design for Planned 243-room Hotel" (Crain's Cleveland Business, May 25, 2016)

"Pro Football Hall of Fame Academy brings science and data to development and recruiting” (USA Today, May 5, 2016)

“Pro Football Hall of Fame expansion plans keep growing, as does the optimism,” (Crain’s Cleveland Business, Nov. 15, 2015)

"HOF Volunteer Donates House Money Back to Hall," (CantonRep.com, Nov. 15, 2015)

“Pro Football Hall of Fame Village constructions starts in Canton" (Akron Beacon Journal, Sept. 10, 2015)

Construction of Pro Football Hall of Fame underway (WKYC-TV, Sept. 10, 2015)

“Stadium upgrades first up for Pro Football HOF master plan” (SportsBusiness Journal, June 8, 2015)

“Hall of Fame Village Plan” series" (CantonRep.com, June 2, 2015)

“Pro Football Shrine Taps Into Its Inner Disney” (Wall Street Journal, May 19, 2015)

“Pro Football Hall of Fame expansion would generate $15.3 billion” (Cleveland Plain Dealer, May 19, 2015)

“Tom Benson makes record donation to Hall of Fame” (Pro Football Talk, Nov. 24, 2014)

“Tom Benson makes historic pledge” (ESPN, Nov. 24, 2014)

“Tom Benson donates $11M to Hall” (ProFootballHOF.com, Nov. 24, 2014)

“Football Hall Approves Expansion, Retired Players' Home” (Bloomberg News, Nov. 11, 2014)

“Pro Football Hall of Fame trustees approve master plan for Hall of Fame Village" (Crain’s Cleveland Business, Nov. 17, 2014)

“The Hall’s Mission” (CantonRep.com, Sept. 7, 2014)

“Hall exploring HOF Village” (CantonRep.com, Sept. 13, 2014)

“HOF plans will appeal to NFL and investors” (CantonRep.com, Dec. 8, 2014)

Photos

Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village Rendering Photos. Media may download the images below for editorial use only. Click on the thumbnail image then right click and save photo to download hi-res version. Please credit: ©Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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Photo Descriptions

1 – Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village Overview

2 – Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium Aerial

3 – Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium West End Zone rendering

4 – Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium Sky Level rendering

5 – Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium Club Level rendering

6 – Enshrinement Ceremony

7 – Hall of Fame Hotel & Conference Center (Exterior)

8 – Hall of Fame Hotel & Conference Center (Exterior)

9 – Hall of Fame Hotel & Conference Center (Interior)

10 – The Center for EXCELLENCE

11 – Hall of Fame Promenade 

12 – National Youth Football & Sports Complex

B-Roll & Photos from the Unveiling of the Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village Logo & the Dedication of Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017