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ELLERBE BECKET was an independent Minneapolis
Minneapolis
, Minnesota
Minnesota
-based architectural , engineering , interior design and construction firm until 2009, when it was acquired by AECOM. As of May 2011 the company is doing business under the 'AECOM' name. AECOM is ranked as one of the world's largest architectural firms, with offices in Dallas, TX , Kansas City, MO
Kansas City, MO
, San Francisco, CA , Washington, DC
Washington, DC
, Dubai
Dubai
, United Arab Emirates and Doha
Doha
, Qatar
Qatar
.

The firm currently employs 475 people in seven locations and three countries, and has designed buildings in all of the 50 states and in 20 countries.

CONTENTS

* 1 History

* 2 Projects

* 2.1 General buildings * 2.2 Health care

* 2.3 Sports facilities

* 2.3.1 Stadiums * 2.3.2 Arenas

* 3 References * 4 External links

HISTORY

The company originally called ELLERBE & CO. was founded by Franklin Ellerbe in 1909 in St. Paul, Minnesota
Minnesota
. Its first clients included the Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic
and 3M . Thomas Ellerbe took over the company in 1921 upon his father's death. When he retired in 1966 it became an employee-owned company. In 1987 it merged with Welton Becket and Associates of Los Angeles and became Ellerbe Becket. In 1988 it opened a sports design division in Kansas City. On October 26, 2009 Ellerbe Becket
Ellerbe Becket
joined the architecture, planning, and engineering firm AECOM . Ellerbe Becket’s professional expertise and practice strengths in the design of healthcare, sports, government, corporate and higher education facilities complement the global AECOM platform.

PROJECTS

GENERAL BUILDINGS

* Ronald Reagan Building
Ronald Reagan Building
, Washington, DC
Washington, DC
* Carlson School of Management - University of Minnesota
Minnesota
, Minneapolis
Minneapolis
, MN * Kingdom Centre , Riyadh, Saudi Arabia * Target Plaza South
Target Plaza South
and North, Minneapolis
Minneapolis
, MN * Brasil Telecom Data Center, Brasilia, Brazil * Charles Evans Whittaker Federal Courthouse , Kansas City, MO
Kansas City, MO

HEALTH CARE

* Yonsei University Medical Center - Severance Hospital, Seoul, Korea * Khalifa Sport City - Orthopedic Sports Medicine Hospital, Doha, Qatar
Qatar
* Walt Disney
Walt Disney
Memorial Cancer Institute, Orlando, FL * Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, MD * Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic
, Rochester, MN * Sanford Health , Sioux Falls, SD
Sioux Falls, SD
* St. Luke's Hospital Nassif Heart Center, Cedar Rapids, IA * St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, OH * Stonewall Jackson Hospital, Lexington, VA * Gonda Building , Rochester, MN * Regions Hospital Expansion 2009 "> CenturyLink Field
CenturyLink Field

* Notre Dame Stadium
Notre Dame Stadium
( and renovation ), Notre Dame, IN * Centennial Olympic Stadium / Turner Field , Atlanta , GA * Faurot Field (renovation), Columbia , MO * Guangdong Olympic Stadium , Guangzhou
Guangzhou
, China * Lambeau Field
Lambeau Field
Renovation, Green Bay, WI * CenturyLink Field
CenturyLink Field
, Seattle, WA * Rentschler Field , East Hartford, CT * Rhodes Stadium
Rhodes Stadium
, Elon, NC * Chase Field
Chase Field
, Phoenix, AZ * Autzen Stadium Renovation, Eugene, OR * Foreman Field Renovation, Norfolk, VA * Sam Boyd Stadium (renovation), Las Vegas, NV * Johnny Unitas Stadium
Johnny Unitas Stadium
Renovation, Towson, MD * Frontier Field , Rochester, NY

Arenas

Barclays Center
Barclays Center
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Wells Fargo Center First Niagara Center , Buffalo, New York
Buffalo, New York

* AT&T Center (formerly SBC Center), San Antonio, TX * BankAtlantic Center (formerly Office Depot Center), Sunrise, FL * Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
, (formerly Conseco Fieldhouse), Indianapolis, IN * Barclays Center
Barclays Center
Brooklyn, NY * Dunkin\' Donuts Center (formerly Providence Civic Center), Providence, RI * FedExForum
FedExForum
, Memphis, TN * First Niagara Center , Buffalo, NY * JQH Arena , Springfield, MO * John Paul Jones Arena , Charlottesville, VA * Joyce Center , Notre Dame, IN * König Pilsener Arena , Oberhausen
Oberhausen
, Germany
Germany
* Madison Square Garden , New York City
New York City
, New York (1990s renovation) * Manchester Arena
Manchester Arena
(formerly Manchester
Manchester
Evening News Arena), Manchester
Manchester
, England
England
* Matthew Knight Arena , Eugene, OR * Quicken Loans Arena , Cleveland, OH * Rose Garden , Portland, OR * Saitama Super Arena
Saitama Super Arena
, Saitama , Japan
Japan
* Scottrade Center , St. Louis, MO * Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena , Spokane, WA * Sprint Center , Kansas City, MO
Kansas City, MO
* Amalie Arena , Tampa, FL * Talking Stick Resort Arena (formerly America West Arena and US Airways Center), Phoenix, AZ * TD Garden (formerly FleetCenter), Boston, MA * Thomas -webkit-column-width: 30em; column-width: 30em; list-style-type: decimal;">

* ^ http://www.aecom.com/What+We+Do/Architecture/_news/Ellerbe+Becket+now+practicing+as+AECOM * ^ International Directory of Company Histories, Vol. 41. St. James Press, 2001 (via fundinguniverse.com) * ^ Ellerbe Becket: History: Founders * ^ Faurot Field - ellerbebecket.com - Retrieved October 8,