Springfield, Massachusets has a storied history; it has played a pivotal role in the country’s history as a former industrial powerhouse and nexus of myriad social movements. But for basketball fans, the city is synonymous with one site alone, the hallowed grounds of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Now, after four years of work, hoops enthusiasts can revel in the recently completed extensive renovation of the museum.
Boston-based architecture and design firm CambridgeSeven Associates led the renovation with a team of contractors and vendors largely hailing from Massachusetts and northern Connecticut—85 percent of the approximately $25 million budget was spent locally.
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