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Red Wings select architect for new, 18,000-seat arena
Red Wings Closer To New Arena With Pair Of ArchitectsHKS was co-designer of American Airlines Center in Dallas. Chan Krieger NBBJ is a Boston firm that specializes in urban developments; it has worked on the Detroit riverfront project. The Wings have been on record saying they want a new arena in downtown Detroit, possibly near Mike Ilitch's Comerica Park and Fox Theatre.
The responsibility of architect Alex Krieger, founding principal of Chan Krieger NBBJ and a Harvard professor of urban design, is to develop an entertainment district tied to a new arena in Detroit, similar to Nationwide Arena in Columbus and Staples Center in Los Angeles, sources said.