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Civic Arena Ornaments Receive ‘Overwhelming’ Response

The Wendell August Forge has teamed up with the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation youth charities to design two unique holiday ornaments. Over 11,000 have already been sold and only the first 15,000 will be delivered before Christmas.

11/30/2011

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URA Calls For Civic Arena Site To Be Declared Blighted

While the Civic Arena is still not yet demolished, the city’s Planning Commission is considering a step in redeveloping the site.

11/29/2011

Wendell August Forge Civic Arena Ornaments

Pieces of the old Civic Arena are being turned into keepsakes. Wendell August Forge has created two unique ornaments from pieces of the steel roof at the arena. One ornament features an image of the […]

11/29/2011

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Crews Offer Look Inside Civic Arena As Demolition Continues

It is the first look inside the Civic Arena since demolition started. Earlier this week, crews started pulling down the iconic building piece by piece.

09/29/2011

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“Mr. High School Sports” – Editorial: It’s Not the Place, It’s the People

93-7 The Fan’s high school sports blogger is ready to let the Civic Arena rest in peace.

93-7 The Fan–09/27/2011

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Demolition Of Civic Arena Begins

Demolition of the former home of the Pittsburgh Penguins began Monday morning.

09/26/2011

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Pittsburghers Make Last-Minute Memories With Civic Arena Demolition Likely To Soon Start

Demolition on the Civic Arena could start as early as Monday. People opposed to the demolition have been trying to keep the decades-old building from being torn down; but word that the dismantling process could soon begin has so many people now looking back at their fond memories of the building.

09/25/2011

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Appeals Court Strikes Down Arena Preservationists

The people making a last-ditch effort to save the Civic Arena from demolition have been dealt another blow.

09/23/2011

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Preservationists Launch Last-Ditch Effort To Save Civic Arena

Demolition of the Civic Arena could begin as early as Friday, but local preservationists have launched a last-ditch effort to save the building.

09/22/2011

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Federal Judge Dismisses Appeal For Preservation Of Civic Arena

The Civic Arena is running out of lives as efforts to preserve the former home of the Pittsburgh Penguins took another hit on Friday.

09/09/2011

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City Council Delays Action On Civic Arena Vote

After emotional debate at city council over the fate of the Civic Arena, Councilman Doug Shields proposed a delay hoping to bring former Governor Ed Rendell to the table to explore the land deal regarding the arena.

06/15/2011

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Does Anyone Have A Plan To Save Igloo?

One of the best criticisms of “save the Igloo” plans is that they have no plan, no compelling idea for using the old arena.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/02/2011

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Final Public Hearing Held For Civic Arena

People both for and against the demolition of the Civic Arena voiced their opinions during a public hearing.

05/24/2011

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Cecil Township Man Proposes Moving Civic Arena

A retired engineer has an unusual idea for the Civic Arena. Tom Galownia says why not take apart the arena and move it somewhere else?

04/19/2011

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Rally Held Downtown On Black & Gold Day

The Pittsburgh Penguins will begin their quest for a fourth Stanley Cup Wednesday night. The big screen will be set up for fans and a rally will be held downtown at noon.

04/13/2011

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