Northrop Auditorium, by the numbers

  • Updated: March 30, 2014 - 1:00 AM

2,700

seats on four levels, down from 4,847 seats on two levels.

22-23

the width, in inches, of most seats, compared with 17-19 before. More leg room, too. (Souvenir alert: old armrests, etched with a Northrop image, are being sold, for $25, during next weekend’s American Ballet Theatre run.)

21

public restrooms, up from 11.

8

concession stands, up from 4.

$88.2 million

the final tab for renovation, with $60.2 million in university debt, $18.9 million from the state’s Higher Education Asset Preservation and Restoration fund and $9.1 million in private donations.

$1.375 million

the original cost of the building in 1929 (equivalent to $18.9 million in 2014 dollars).

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