The Ford Center is a cornerstone for continued revitalization downtown. Its sweeping curved forms evoke the unique nature of the horseshoe bend in the Ohio River while providing an aesthetic that is of its time, reflecting its citizens’ forward-thinking nature. The use of native Indiana limestone at the arena’s base creates a visual grounding for the building while also respecting the materiality of Evansville’s civic buildings.
Two NHL-size rinks with seating for 1400, 10 locker rooms, 2 officials' locker rooms, state of the art lighting, Pro Shop and food service areas, 4 multi-purpose party rooms/tournament office space, 10,000 sq. ft. fitness area with walking/running track, indoor/outdoor skateboard park