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Pittsburgh awards demolition contract for Civic Arena

{jathumbnail off} Despite a federal lawsuit arguing Civic Arena should be saved, Pittsburgh’s Sports & Exhibition Authority is moving ahead with razing of the historic structure and awarded a $2.9-million bid for demolition. Noralco Corp. of Penn Hills was awarded the contract to tear down the former home of the Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL) and certainly […]

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Pittsburgh chooses to tear down Igloo, drawing lawsuit

{jathumbnail off} After the Pittsburgh City Council voted to tear down historic Civic Arena, Preservation Pittsburgh filed suit in federal court, arguing that preservation guidelines were not followed during consideration of that action. Despite efforts by Preservation Pittsburgh to identify alternative uses for the arena now that the Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL) moved to Consol Energy […]

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Future of Civic Arena still under debate

{jathumbnail off} The fate of Civic Arena, the landmark arena in Pittsburgh, is still under debate, as the Pittsburgh Historic Review Commission continues to debate over whether to grant it landmark status. The commission has already given preliminary approval for landmark status, meaning the City-Allegheny Sports & Exhibition Authority cannot tear down the facility to […]

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