Casanova Center Architecture of the University of Oregon

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THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

Len Casanova Athletic Center

Casanova Center

Architects: Amundson Associates

 

History

Named after longtime football coach and athletic director, the 102,000 square foot facility, part of the Autzen Stadium complex, cost over $12 million. Complex includes sculpture by Greenamyer.

 

Bibliography

Newspaper Articles (arranged by date)

  • Fears, Shannon. "New athletic complex on target: $9 million facility rises on west side of
    Autzen [Il]." The Register Guard 18 Aug. 1989, 1C, 5C.
  • "Casanova Complex Nears Finish"Daily Emerald 10 Oct. 1989: 1. (ill., plan).
  • Pfenning, Cliff. "UO shows new facilities as complex takes shape." The Register Guard 18 Aug. 1990, 1C, 5C.
  • "Casanova complex opens." The Register Guard 25 June 1991, 1D.
  • Bellamy, Ron. "Mighty snooty of those Ducks." The Register Guard 20 Aug. 1991, 1D.
  • Streisinger, Lotte. "Opinion: Sculpture helps humanize Casanova Center [Il]." The Register Guard 22 Aug. 1991, 11A.
  • Conrad, John. "Cas Center opens for business [Il]: Cas Center's Major Donors [List.] The Register Guard 22 Aug. 1991, 1D, 3D.
  • Wright, Jeff. "Sculpture of athletes to adorn new perch." The Register Guard 24 Aug. 1991, 1C, 3C.
  • Bishoff, Don. "Byrne artless over sculpture." The Register Guard 28 Aug. 1991, 1C.
  • Wright, Jeff. "Public sounds off: Sculpture must go: Soundoff scorecard (chart)." The Register Guard 30 Aug. 1991, 1A, 4A.
  • Wright, Jeff. "UO to move Cas Center sculpture." The Register Guard 24 Oct. 1991, 1A, 4A.
  • Wright, Jeff. "Donation offered for statues' move." The Register Guard 26 Oct. 1991, 1A, 4A
  • Wright, Jeff. "Brand admits mistake in art move." The Register Guard 5 Nov. 1991, 3B.
  • Conrad, John. "Center of Attention: Construction of Casanova Center laid
    foundation for UO football success." [Il] Register Guard 17 Dec. 1995, 1F, 3F.
  • Clark, Bob. "When they build it, the Ducks will come: New facilities: Ground-breaking nears for indoor and outdoor fields designed to help Oregon recruit. [Il] Register Guard, 26 Mar. 1997, 1B, 4B