Field of Opportunities
We believe the new Ryan Field is a “Field of Opportunities.” Opportunities for everyone in Evanston, including some of our City’s most vulnerable populations.
, including $11 million in permit-related fees, a minimum $2 million in annual tax and fee revenue, and $35 million in new economic impact annually.
for people with disabilities, as the new stadium meets the highest standards of accessibility.
commitment to equity
, backed by the fact that at least 35% of subcontract spending (over $208 million) will go to local, minority- and women-owned businesses.
, similar to Out of Space, that will host up to 60 days of free community events, such as markets and movie nights.
for local businesses – and their employees.
A ticket surcharge that will generate an additional $500,000 annually to
support our public schools.
annual Evanston/Northwestern event
directed by City leadership and supported by an additional $250,000 from NU.
3,000 new jobs
, including a $10 million workforce technology upskilling program.
landmark in our community.
The largest single investment ever made in Evanston – at
no cost to us as taxpayers
Rebuild Ryan Field Impact Report
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Hear From the Community
Editorial: Evanston should approve Northwestern's stadium
Letter to the editor: Take the money and run
Letter to the editor: Ryan Field project vital for economic growth
Letter to the editor: Ryan Field rebuild and concerts can help balance city's budget
Don't pass on redevelopment of Northwestern's Ryan Field, 'a generational project' for Evanston
Letter to the editor: Ryan Field rebuild - Yes we can
Letter to the editor: Ryan Field opponents want to get us to zero
Taylor Swift Is an Economic Stimulus Package
Letter to the editor: $30 million for 18 hours
Letter to the editor: Benefits of a new Ryan Field will outweigh any drawbacks
Evanston should support Northwestern's latest proposal on Ryan Field
Guest essay: Support the new Ryan Field
Op-ed: The anti-Ryan Field campaign could cost Evanston millions
Letter to the editor: Why we are partners to grow building trades career pathways on the Ryan Field Project
Letter to the editor: Ryan Field - another zoning change for the better
Letter to the editor: The new Ryan Field is not just for north Evanston
Letter to the editor: Still 100% behind the Ryan Field rebuild
Letter to the Editor: Northwestern, don't give up on Ryan Field
Reid Backs Ryan Field Plans
Letter to the editor: Residents indifferent on Ryan Field stand to gain from rebuild
Guest essay: A new public benefit proposal for the Northwestern stadium
Editorial: Here's what Evanston should be saying: Northwestern, show us the money.
Letter to the editor: City, residents must be good neighbors to NU
Letter to the editor: Rebuilding Ryan Field will help Evanston thrive
A neighbor favors Ryan Field plan
Why hotel backs stadium rebuild
Open letter to the city: Evanston Chamber strongly supports modernizing Ryan Field
Letter to the community: NU’s proposed stadium is a ‘field of opportunities’
Neighbors organize to back NU stadium plan
Fans of Ryan Field
Ryan Field backers talk jobs, community
Letter to the editor: Ryan Field project is opportunity to build Black and brown wealth
Restaurateur: City needs new stadium
Letter to the editor: Let’s work with NU to improve Ryan Field changes
Get the Facts
Updated Draft Memorandum of Understanding
Northwestern announces $100 million community benefits agreement proposal for the City of Evanston
WJHW Rebuttal to Arup report
City study supports Ryan Field benefits
City-commissioned Economic Impact Study
Northwestern partners with Rebuilding Exchange to grow workforce pipeline for the new Ryan Field
To the Evanston Community: Revised Ryan Field Proposal Based on Feedback
Economic Impact Study Addendum and Additional Detail
Economic Impact Study
Evanston Thrives Retail District Action Plan
Impact Research Survey
Concert Venue Traffic Impact Study
Memorandum on Transportation and Parking Management for Concert Events
Rebuild Ryan Field
Planned Development and Zoning Amendment Application Materials
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