While the legal battles fell short to save the Civic Arena, the old home of the Penguins isn’t going down without a fight.
With little fanfare and almost no warning, the first panel of the Civic Arena came crashing down on Saturday.
This was supposed to be a weekend to celebrate the game of hockey and its biggest stars, but Sidney Crosby’s health put a damper on the festivities.
A portion of the Civic Arena roof vanished today when crews brought it down as part of the continuing demolition of the iconic structure.
The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation says they are now extending the order period for the keepsake Christmas ornaments being made from the Civic Arena roof.
Keepsake Christmas ornaments made from the Civic Arena roof have been generating an overwhelming response; and while the Penguins Foundation is sold out until early January, a limited number will be available this weekend.
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.
While the Civic Arena is still not yet demolished, the city’s Planning Commission is considering a step in redeveloping the site.
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 […]
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.
93-7 The Fan’s high school sports blogger is ready to let the Civic Arena rest in peace.
Demolition of the former home of the Pittsburgh Penguins began Monday morning.
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.
The people making a last-ditch effort to save the Civic Arena from demolition have been dealt another blow.
Demolition of the Civic Arena could begin as early as Friday, but local preservationists have launched a last-ditch effort to save the building.