Civic Arena (formerly the Civic Auditorium and later Mellon Arena) was an arena located in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Civic Arena primarily served as the home to the Pittsburgh Penguins, the city's National Hockey League (NHL) franchise, from 1967 to 2010. It was the first retractable roof major-sports venue in the world, covering 170,000 sq. feet, constructed with nearly 3,000 tons of Pittsburgh steel and supported solely by a massive 260-foot-long cantilevered arm on the exterior. Even though it was designed and engineered as a retractable-roof dome, the operating cost and repairs to the hydraulic jacks halted all full retractions after 1995, and the roof stayed permanently closed after 2001. The first roof opening was during a July 4, 1962 Carol Burnett show to which she exc

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  • Civic Arena (formerly the Civic Auditorium and later Mellon Arena) was an arena located in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Civic Arena primarily served as the home to the Pittsburgh Penguins, the city's National Hockey League (NHL) franchise, from 1967 to 2010. It was the first retractable roof major-sports venue in the world, covering 170,000 sq. feet, constructed with nearly 3,000 tons of Pittsburgh steel and supported solely by a massive 260-foot-long cantilevered arm on the exterior. Even though it was designed and engineered as a retractable-roof dome, the operating cost and repairs to the hydraulic jacks halted all full retractions after 1995, and the roof stayed permanently closed after 2001. The first roof opening was during a July 4, 1962 Carol Burnett show to which she exclaimed "Ladies and Gentlemen...I present the sky!" Constructed in 1961 for use by the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera (CLO), it was the brainchild of department store owner Edgar J. Kaufmann. The Civic Arena hosted numerous concerts, the circus, political and religious rallies, roller derbies as well as contests in hockey, basketball, fish tournament weigh-ins, pro tennis, boxing, wrestling, lacrosse, football, ice skating championships, kennel shows, and soccer. The structure was used as the backdrop for several major Hollywood films, most prominently Sudden Death in 1995. Prior to its demise, it was known as Mellon Arena, named for Mellon Financial, specifically American businessman and 49th Secretary of the Treasury Andrew W. Mellon, which purchased the naming rights in 1999. Their naming rights expired on August 1, 2010 and the arena was once again known as the Civic Arena. The Civic Arena closed on June 26, 2010. The former Mellon naming rights expired soon after, and the Penguins and all other events moved across the street to the new Consol Energy Center - now PPG Paints Arena. After various groups declined historic status for the venue, it was demolished between September 2011 – March 2012. In its place, existing public parking lots in the area were expanded over the entire site. The Penguins have the rights to redevelop the property and a preliminary plan exists for residential units, retail space and office space. Delays in redevelopment are partially attributed to complaints lingering from Hill District resident-groups claiming not enough affordable housing was included in the initial plans, as well as the Penguins looking to work with a new Mayor as of January 2014. (en)
  • Die Civic Arena war eine Sportarena mit schließbarem Dach in der US-amerikanischen Stadt Pittsburgh im Bundesstaat Pennsylvania. Die Arena mit dem Spitzname Igloo, war von 1967 bis 2010 die Heimat der Pittsburgh Penguins in der NHL und war zuvor Spielstätte der Pittsburgh Hornets in der AHL. Außerdem spielten hier unter anderem die Pittsburgh Pipers, die Pittsburgh Condors in der ABA und die Pittsburgh Spirit. Die Arena bot 17.537 Plätze zu Eishockeyspielen, außerdem gab es 56 Luxus-Suiten und 1.696 Clubsitze. Die 1999 von der Mellon Financial erworbenen Namensrechte liefen am 1. August 2010 aus. Danach erhielt die alte Heimat der Penguins wieder den Namen Civic Arena. (de)
  • La Civic Arena (aussi connu sous le nom de Mellon Arena depuis 1999 et surnommée The Igloo) est une salle omnisports se trouvant à Pittsburgh en Pennsylvanie aux États-Unis. Elle offre 16 958 sièges en configuration hockey sur glace mais peut accueillir jusqu'à 17 132 spectateurs lors d'un match tout en disposant de 1 696 sièges de club et 56 suites de luxe. La salle est polyvalente car elle peut abriter des matchs de basket-ball avec 17 537 places. Il s’agissait de la patinoire des Penguins de Pittsburgh de la Ligue nationale de hockey et depuis 2005, la salle accueille une nouvelle équipe de basket-ball, les Pittsburgh Xplosion de la Continental Basketball Association. La salle était la plus vieille patinoire de la Ligue nationale de hockey. (fr)
  • El Pittsburgh Civic Arena (anteriormente llamado Pittsburgh Civic Auditorium) fue un estadio de hockey sobre hielo situado en la ciudad de Pittsburgh, estado de Pensilvania, Estados Unidos. Allí jugó sus partidos como local el equipo de los Pittsburgh Penguins de la National Hockey League desde 1967 hasta 2010, entre otros equipos deportivos profesionales de la ciudad. En él se celebró también el evento de la WWE Bragging Rights en 2009. Se construyó en 1961 y fue el primer estadio con techo retráctil de la historia. Su forma de semiesfera blanca le valió el apodo de "el Iglú". La capacidad de público creció de 10.700 personas en sus inicios a 17.500. El estadio se clausuró en 2010 y se terminó de demoler en 2012. Su reemplazo es el Consol Energy Center, que queda sobre la misma calle. (es)
  • Il template {{Coord}} ha riscontrato degli errori (istruzioni):Modulo:Wikidata:398: attempt to index field 'wikibase' (a nil value) La Civic Arena (nota come Pittsburgh Civic Arena dal 1961 al 1999 e Mellon Arena dal 1999 al 2010), soprannominata The Igloo, era un'arena indoor situata a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Ha ospitato i Pittsburgh Penguins della National Hockey League e i Pittsburgh Xplosion della Continental Basketball Association. (it)
  • メロン・アリーナ(Mellon Arena)はペンシルベニア州ピッツバーグに所在していた多目的アリーナ。NHLのピッツバーグ・ペンギンズの本拠地として使用されていた。 (ja)
  • Mellon Arena (lub Pittsburgh Civic Arena) – nieistniejąca hala sportowa znajdująca się w Pittsburghu w Stanach Zjednoczonych. Obiekt zburzono w 2012 roku. (pl)
  • A Civic Arena é um estádio coberto localizado em Pittsburgh, nos Estados Unidos, que era usado principalmente para jogos de hóquei no gelo pelo time da cidade na NHL, o Pittsburgh Penguins, inaugurado em 17 de setembro de 1961. No início era conhecido também como Civic Auditorium, e entre 1999 e 2010 o estádio foi conhecido como Mellon Arena. Antes da fundação dos Penguins, o estádio foi a casa do Pittsburgh Hornets, da AHL, e de times profissionais de basquete, lacrosse e futebol de salão, entre outros. A capacidade atual do estádio é de 16 958 assentos para hóquei no gelo (17 132 no total, com espaços reservados a pessoas de pé) e ele tem 56 camarotes e 1 696 assentos de luxo. O recorde de público do estádio pertence a eventos de wrestling profissional da WWF: 18 150, em 30 de janeiro de 1999. É o estádio coberto mais antigo ainda em uso por um time profissional da América do Norte. Foi disputado um total de 1 667 jogos de temporada regular pelos Penguins no estádio, com um total de 858 vitórias, 205 empates, 576 derrotas e 28 derrotas na prorrogação ou nos pênaltis, com 6 134 gols marcados e 5 369 sofridos. (pt)
  • «Сивик-арена» (англ. Civic Arena) — многофункциональный комплекс в Питтсбурге, Пенсильвания (США). Была открыта в 1961 году. Является первым в мире стадионом таких размеров с раздвижной крышей. Первоначально называлась «Сивик одиториум» (Civic Auditorium). С 1999 года по 1 августа 2010 года носила название «Меллон Арена», по названию фирмы Mellon Financial, которая приобрела права на название. Является местом проведения различных спортивных и массовых мероприятий. Домашняя арена команды НХЛ «Питтсбург Пингвинз». Количество мест для зрителей (хоккей) — 17 181. Альтернативное название среди жителей Питтсбурга — «Иглу». 12 мая 2010 года здесь прошёл седьмой матч серии плей-офф НХЛ, «Питтсбург Пингвинз» против «Монреаль Канадиенс» (2:5), ставший последним, проведённым на Меллон Арене. С октября 2010-го домашние матчи «Пингвины» проводят на своей новой арене — Consol Energy Center. Арена принимала такие шоу WWE, как Нет Выхода 2005. Снесена в 2012 году. (ru)
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  • Die Civic Arena war eine Sportarena mit schließbarem Dach in der US-amerikanischen Stadt Pittsburgh im Bundesstaat Pennsylvania. Die Arena mit dem Spitzname Igloo, war von 1967 bis 2010 die Heimat der Pittsburgh Penguins in der NHL und war zuvor Spielstätte der Pittsburgh Hornets in der AHL. Außerdem spielten hier unter anderem die Pittsburgh Pipers, die Pittsburgh Condors in der ABA und die Pittsburgh Spirit. Die Arena bot 17.537 Plätze zu Eishockeyspielen, außerdem gab es 56 Luxus-Suiten und 1.696 Clubsitze. Die 1999 von der Mellon Financial erworbenen Namensrechte liefen am 1. August 2010 aus. Danach erhielt die alte Heimat der Penguins wieder den Namen Civic Arena. (de)
  • Il template {{Coord}} ha riscontrato degli errori (istruzioni):Modulo:Wikidata:398: attempt to index field 'wikibase' (a nil value) La Civic Arena (nota come Pittsburgh Civic Arena dal 1961 al 1999 e Mellon Arena dal 1999 al 2010), soprannominata The Igloo, era un'arena indoor situata a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Ha ospitato i Pittsburgh Penguins della National Hockey League e i Pittsburgh Xplosion della Continental Basketball Association. (it)
  • メロン・アリーナ(Mellon Arena)はペンシルベニア州ピッツバーグに所在していた多目的アリーナ。NHLのピッツバーグ・ペンギンズの本拠地として使用されていた。 (ja)
  • Mellon Arena (lub Pittsburgh Civic Arena) – nieistniejąca hala sportowa znajdująca się w Pittsburghu w Stanach Zjednoczonych. Obiekt zburzono w 2012 roku. (pl)
  • Civic Arena (formerly the Civic Auditorium and later Mellon Arena) was an arena located in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Civic Arena primarily served as the home to the Pittsburgh Penguins, the city's National Hockey League (NHL) franchise, from 1967 to 2010. It was the first retractable roof major-sports venue in the world, covering 170,000 sq. feet, constructed with nearly 3,000 tons of Pittsburgh steel and supported solely by a massive 260-foot-long cantilevered arm on the exterior. Even though it was designed and engineered as a retractable-roof dome, the operating cost and repairs to the hydraulic jacks halted all full retractions after 1995, and the roof stayed permanently closed after 2001. The first roof opening was during a July 4, 1962 Carol Burnett show to which she exc (en)
  • El Pittsburgh Civic Arena (anteriormente llamado Pittsburgh Civic Auditorium) fue un estadio de hockey sobre hielo situado en la ciudad de Pittsburgh, estado de Pensilvania, Estados Unidos. Allí jugó sus partidos como local el equipo de los Pittsburgh Penguins de la National Hockey League desde 1967 hasta 2010, entre otros equipos deportivos profesionales de la ciudad. En él se celebró también el evento de la WWE Bragging Rights en 2009. (es)
  • La Civic Arena (aussi connu sous le nom de Mellon Arena depuis 1999 et surnommée The Igloo) est une salle omnisports se trouvant à Pittsburgh en Pennsylvanie aux États-Unis. Elle offre 16 958 sièges en configuration hockey sur glace mais peut accueillir jusqu'à 17 132 spectateurs lors d'un match tout en disposant de 1 696 sièges de club et 56 suites de luxe. La salle est polyvalente car elle peut abriter des matchs de basket-ball avec 17 537 places. (fr)
  • A Civic Arena é um estádio coberto localizado em Pittsburgh, nos Estados Unidos, que era usado principalmente para jogos de hóquei no gelo pelo time da cidade na NHL, o Pittsburgh Penguins, inaugurado em 17 de setembro de 1961. No início era conhecido também como Civic Auditorium, e entre 1999 e 2010 o estádio foi conhecido como Mellon Arena. Antes da fundação dos Penguins, o estádio foi a casa do Pittsburgh Hornets, da AHL, e de times profissionais de basquete, lacrosse e futebol de salão, entre outros. A capacidade atual do estádio é de 16 958 assentos para hóquei no gelo (17 132 no total, com espaços reservados a pessoas de pé) e ele tem 56 camarotes e 1 696 assentos de luxo. O recorde de público do estádio pertence a eventos de wrestling profissional da WWF: 18 150, em 30 de janeiro de (pt)
  • «Сивик-арена» (англ. Civic Arena) — многофункциональный комплекс в Питтсбурге, Пенсильвания (США). Была открыта в 1961 году. Является первым в мире стадионом таких размеров с раздвижной крышей. Первоначально называлась «Сивик одиториум» (Civic Auditorium). С 1999 года по 1 августа 2010 года носила название «Меллон Арена», по названию фирмы Mellon Financial, которая приобрела права на название. Является местом проведения различных спортивных и массовых мероприятий. Домашняя арена команды НХЛ «Питтсбург Пингвинз». Количество мест для зрителей (хоккей) — 17 181. Альтернативное название среди жителей Питтсбурга — «Иглу». (ru)
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