Photos: Hayward Field project preparations and destruction of East Grandstand

Hayward Demolition: The following photos capture the Hayward Field renovation preparations made on June 16 and the demolition of Hayward Field’s East Grandstand on June 22, 2018:

 

A construction worker walks through the East Grandstand while prepping for the Hayward Field remodel on June 16, 2018. (Ben Green/Emerald)

 

Asbestos signs riddle the construction sites at Hayward Field as workers begin construction on June 16, 2018. (Ben Green/Emerald)

 

A construction worker scrapes away paint at Hayward Field on June 16, 2018. (Ben Green/Emerald)

 

A non-University sponsored art piece depicting the iconic Steve Prefontaine was erected on the outside of Hayward Fields East Grandstand to protest construction. (Ben Green/Emerald)

 

Demolition of Historic Hayward Field’s East Grandstand begins on June 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

The splintered remains of the East Grandstand’s roof scatter over its steps. Demolition of Historic Hayward Field’s East Grandstand begins on June 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

A toppled arena light bobs in front of the destructed East Grandstand. Demolition of Historic Hayward Field’s East Grandstand begins on June 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

A statue of Bill Bowerman, American track and field coach and co-founder of Nike, Inc, appears to watch the demolition of the East Grandstand. Demolition of Historic Hayward Field’s East Grandstand begins on June 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Chunks of roofing fall to the ground as the demolition of Historic Hayward Field’s East Grandstand begins on June 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Chunks of roofing fall to the ground as the demolition of Historic Hayward Field’s East Grandstand begins on June 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Workers wet the East Grandstand to prevent dust generation. Demolition of Historic Hayward Field’s East Grandstand begins on June 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Workers wet the East Grandstand to prevent dust generation. Demolition of Historic Hayward Field’s East Grandstand begins on June 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Demolition of Historic Hayward Field’s East Grandstand begins on June 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

The site of the Hayward Field renovations is fenced off on Fifteenth Avenue from Onyx Street to Agate Street. Demolition of Historic Hayward Field’s East Grandstand begins on June 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Just Do It Phil: A man called Doug Signmann is known around the University of Oregon for adorning his bicycle with Duck gear and religious signs. Signmann’s bike is parked outside of Hayward Field while demolition takes place — with two new signs reflecting upon Phil Knight’s involvement in the Hayward Field renovation. Demolition of Historic Hayward Field’s East Grandstand begins on June 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Demolition of Historic Hayward Field’s East Grandstand begins on June 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

Crowd Management Services patrols the construction site at Hayward Field to prevent trespassers. Demolition of Historic Hayward Field’s East Grandstand begins on June 22, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 

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