In April 2009, the University of Alabama, selected Davis Architects to start fast track design and construction of a 16 million dollar renovation and expansion to the historic building. WAR Construction, Inc. was selected as the General Contractor in October 2009. The project was completed in November 2010.
Foster Auditorium now houses the Crimson Tide women’s sports, including basketball and volleyball. The new facility increased the seating capacity to 5,400.
This renovation was entered into the 2011 Build Alabama Award in the building construction category. Click here to see the entry.