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Hundreds Of New Parking Spots Open Up At Former Arena Site

Finding a parking space in Uptown Pittsburgh just became a little easier. Hundreds of new spots are now available at the site of the former Civic Arena. Nearly 400 new spots are now up for grabs.

09/05/2012

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Crews Bring Down Final Section Of Civic Arena Roof

It took months of painstaking work, but the last panel of the Civic Arena’s iconic domed roof came crashing down Saturday.

03/31/2012

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Crews Bring Down Another Civic Arena Roof Section

Crews brought down another leaf of the Civic Arena’s roof Tuesday afternoon.

02/21/2012

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Crews Working To Bring Down 2nd Section Of Civic Arena Roof

While the legal battles fell short to save the Civic Arena, the old home of the Penguins isn’t going down without a fight.

02/01/2012

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Locals React To Civic Arena Demolition

With little fanfare and almost no warning, the first panel of the Civic Arena came crashing down on Saturday.

01/30/2012

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Crews Demolish Portion Of Civic Arena Roof

A portion of the Civic Arena roof vanished today when crews brought it down as part of the continuing demolition of the iconic structure.

01/28/2012

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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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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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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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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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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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Historic Review Commission Votes Down Arena As Landmark

The fate of the Civic Arena went before Pittsburgh’s Historic Review Commission today. In a setback for people looking to save the old building, the panel voted not to designate it as being a historic landmark.

03/02/2011

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Conrad Has Strong Words On Arena Land Use

Actor David Conrad, a Pittsburgh native, joined Mike Pintek to discuss what should be done with the land that the now vacant Civic Arena sits.  Conrad is a strong supporter in reconnecting the Hill District […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/11/2011

Save Mellon Arena Petition

If you would like to sign the petition to save Mellon Arena, visit the site at http://www.petitiononline.com/civic123/petition.html.

07/10/2010

A Look Back at Mellon Arena

The last show at Mellon Arena happens this weekend, and Larry and John talk to one of the guys who helped bring all those shows in– Pat DeCesare of DeCesare-Engler. Pat looks back at some of the […]

06/25/2010

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