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Central Bank Center Expansion Project
Central Bank Center is one of the nation’s most storied entertainment designations. To preserve its unique history and ensure its relevance for generations to come, a design team comprised of NBBJ in Los Angeles and EOP Architects of Lexington have come together to re-envision its future.
Hardwood & Oak Hospitality
Hardwood & Oak is the exclusive caterer for all Central Bank Center events. They can accommodate your every need, from cocktail receptions to full dinner menus.
Central Bank Center Grand Opening!LEXINGTON, KY (April 21, 2002) – Local and state leaders today celebrated the grand opening and dedication of the Central Bank Center. Completion of the $310 million Central Bank Center expansion project comes after over 10 years of planning and construction. The project includes a 100,000 plus square-foot exhibit hall space, a 25,000 square-foot multi-purpose ballroom, 16 meeting rooms of various sizes, configurations totaling 30,000 square feet and over 50,000 square feet of hospitality dining areas. Renovations to historic Rupp Arena include conversion of most of the bench seating in the upper tier to chair back seating and enlarged concourses. A new iconic architectural facade replaces the “big box” look of the original 1976 building.
JURASSIC QUEST, NATION’S BIGGEST DINOSAUR EXPERIENCE, MIGRATES TO LEXINGTON – TICKETS ON SALE NOWWalk among the dinosaurs as North America’s most popular, can’t-miss dinosaur adventure stomps into Central Bank Center June 10-12