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Deacon Tower Quick Facts
Year Opened 2008
Cost $48 million
Stories 7
Size 122,900 square feet
Height 125 feet
Previous Structure 7,100-square foot pressbox built in 1968
Architect Walter Robbs Callahan & Pierce Architects (Winston-Salem)
Deacon Tower Floor Levels
1st Concessions, ticket booths, public restrooms, enterance gates
2nd Mechanical equipment
3rd Flexible space for special functions of offices
4th Club level seating (club seats, premium club tables, box suites, The Grille at Deacon Tower
5th Box suites, Moricle Suite
6th Main press area, President's box, home and visiting AD suites, radio booths, scoreboard operation, instant replay
7th Coaches booths, TV broadcast booths, stadium operations staff, rooftop photo deck

One of the most beautiful press facilities in the nation, Deacon Tower stands as the centerpiece of Wake Forest's football stadium complex. The massive seven-story tower was completed in the summer of 2008 and houses luxury suites, club seats and boxes for the University President, home and visiting athletic directors, print and electronic media and coaching staffs.

Deacon Tower Statue

Built at a cost of $48 million, the 122,900 square foot Deacon Tower dwarfs Wake Forest's previous pressbox, which was built in 1968 and demolished after the 2006 season. Construction on Deacon Tower began in January of 2007, and the work was completed prior to the start of the 2008 football season.

Deacon Tower, which is situated on the west side of BB&T Field, serves a number of functions for the Wake Forest athletic department, depending on the floor level.

The fourth floor, also known as the Flow Lexus Club Level, contains club seats, premium club tables and box suites. The fourth level also houses the The Grille at Deacon Tower, which is open for lunch (M-F 11:00 am - 2:00 pm), and unique concession options on gameday.

The fifth floor houses 18 of the total 22 box suites in the facility. The level also contains the Moricle Suite, which is available to Wake Forest's prestigious Moricle Society on gamedays.

The sixth floor could be the most versatile area in the tower, as it houses the main press area for print media and home and visiting radio. The level also contains suites for the University President and the home and visiting athletic directors, as well as booths for scoreboard operation and instant replay.

The seventh floor houses two TV broadcast booths, as well as boxes for the home and visiting coaches and video operations staffs. The roof area outside the seventh floor contains a photo deck overlooking the field on one side and a skyline view of Winston-Salem on the other.

The concourse level of Deacon Tower contains restrooms and concession stands available to patrons outside of the tower. The second and third floors house mechanical equipment and programmable space for future renovation.

 

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