STUDIOS Architecture’s Major League Baseball Headquarters in Midtown Forges a New Era for the Sport
DATEOctober 09, 2021
SOURCEInterior Design Magazine
When Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred took office in 2015, he charted a new direction for the sport that he calls “One Baseball.” The overarching goal is to increase access to, and engagement with, America’s pastime with the hope of better developing on-field talent and better cultivating a new generation of fans. But one aspect of this unifying strategy was far more literal: bringing MLB’s different business entities under one roof in order to leverage the collaboration needed to make One Baseball a reality.
“We did a labored study of all of the materials in all of these wonderful things in the game, but we wanted to hit them in a subtle way,” Evans says. “The project is bold in its scale, so the materiality wanted to be a bit more discreet.”