Alfie Norville Practice Facility (Loyola Practice Facility)

Owner: Loyola University Chicago

Architect: RDG Planning and Design

Location: 1107 W. Loyola Ave., Chicago, IL, 60626

Budget: $24,000,000

Description: The practice facility, nicknamed “The Alfie,” has one regulation-size basketball court and two full sized volleyball courts. On the second floor there is an entrance from a sky walk between The Alfie and the Norville Center for Intercollegiate Athletics and a window overlooking the first-floor court. There’s also an exercise science lab classroom and a film study room in the practice facility. The building has a brick exterior and interior, the brick is exposed in some spots as an homage to Loyola’s Alumni Gym, where Loyola’s basketball and volleyball teams played until 1996.