|McCreary Tower Quick Facts
||122,900 square feet
||7,100-square foot pressbox built in 1968
||Walter Robbs Callahan & Pierce Architects (Winston-Salem)
|McCreary Tower Floor Levels
||Concessions, ticket booths, public restrooms, enterance gates
||Flexible space for special functions of offices
||Club level seating (club seats, premium club tables, box suites, The Grille at Deacon Tower
||Box suites, Moricle Suite
||Main press area, President's box, home and visiting AD suites, radio booths, scoreboard operation, instant replay
||Coaches booths, TV broadcast booths, stadium operations staff, rooftop photo deck
One of the most beautiful press facilities in the nation, McCreary 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.
Built at a cost of $48 million, the 122,900 square foot McCreary Tower dwarfs Wake Forest's previous pressbox, which was built in 1968 and demolished after the 2006 season. Construction on McCreary Tower began in January of 2007, and the work was completed prior to the start of the 2008 football season.
McCreary 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 McCreary 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 McCreary 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.
Originally known as Deacon Tower, the facility was renamed in 2016 for alumnus Bob McCreary, who has nearly $35 million in lifetime giving to the athletic department.