Rose Hill Gym Fordham University Tickets
Whether it’s the NBA or the NCAA, there is an ever-growing need for bigger and better arenas to host the respective games in. Venues entailing price-tags of hundreds of millions of dollars have been commissioned across the US, boasting any and all state-of-the-art facilities. However, one such venue is still holding out on the demands of modern facilities and has aptly preserved decades of history in its walls. The Rose Hill Gym is currently the oldest facility located on-campus that is still being used by a basketball team that is a member of the NCAA Division I. Claim some Rose Hill Gym Fordham University tickets to see budding basketball players battle it out in a historically charged atmosphere.
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The Rose Hill Gym is located on the campus of the Fordham University and was constructed in 1925. The Fordham University itself was established back in 1841 in the Bronx as St. John’s College by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York. The Bronx is famous all across the world as a thriving hub of black and Latino music and theater. It is widely acknowledged as the bedrock of hip hop and has been featured in many documentaries that have highlighted the role that The Bronx has played in incubating Latino and African American music, such as "From Mambo to Hip Hop: A South Bronx Tale" that was aired on PBS in 2006.
The Rose Hill Gym is located within its namesake campus that was established the same year that the university was founded. The historical significance of the various buildings and structures located on the Rose Hill campus have led to them being included in the National Registrar of Historical Places, such as the University Church that houses an alter that was gifted by the French monarch King Louis Philippe I. Gothic architecture is a defining characteristic of the Rose hill campus and has been acknowledged in a TV program titled "America's Prettiest College Campuses" that was aired on MSNBC in 2008.
The total seating capacity of the Rose Hill Gym Fordham University is 3,470 which made the venue one of biggest sporting facilities to be constructed on the grounds of an educational institution, whereby earning the nickname of "The Prairie." The original design of the gym only allowed for 2,100 spectators to be seated but the ample floor space has been able to accommodate crowds up to 6,000. Understandably, the venue has undergone a number of renovations to counter the wear tear and the ravages of nature across the decades, with the most recent one having been carried out in 2002. This equipped the gym with a brand new set of lights as well as spanking new stands and scoreboards as well as powerful public address and heating systems.
The gym has seen many notable games go down such as the final game that the legendary Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played while in high school as well as the 1988 championship game of the Tolentine-Archbishop Molloy Catholic High School Athletic Association. Book your Rose Hill Gym Fordham University tickets to witness more basketball history in the making.