The Petersen Events Center (more commonly known as "The Pete") is a 12,508-seat multi-purpose arena on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It hosts the men's and women's Pitt Panthers basketball teams. The arena is named for philanthropists John Petersen and his wife Gertrude, who donated $10 million ($13.7 million in 2017 dollars) for its construction. John Petersen, a Pitt alumnus, is a native of nearby Erie, Pennsylvania and is the retired President and CEO of Erie Insurance Group. The Petersen Events Center was winner of the 2003 Innovative Architecture & Design Honor Award from Recreation Management magazine.

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  • The Petersen Events Center (more commonly known as "The Pete") is a 12,508-seat multi-purpose arena on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It hosts the men's and women's Pitt Panthers basketball teams. The arena is named for philanthropists John Petersen and his wife Gertrude, who donated $10 million ($13.7 million in 2017 dollars) for its construction. John Petersen, a Pitt alumnus, is a native of nearby Erie, Pennsylvania and is the retired President and CEO of Erie Insurance Group. The Petersen Events Center was winner of the 2003 Innovative Architecture & Design Honor Award from Recreation Management magazine. (en)
  • The John M. and Gertrude E. Petersen Events Center (plus communément le Petersen Events Center ou The Pete) est une salle omnisports de 12 508 places se trouvant sur le campus de l'Université de Pittsburgh à Pittsburgh en Pennsylvanie. Elle accueille les équipes féminine et masculine de basket-ball des Pittsburgh Panthers et depuis 2006, c'est aussi le domicile des Pittsburgh Xplosion de la Continental Basketball Association. Pour les concerts, le Center dispose de 9 000 places lors des spectacles en configuration en-stage, et 14 763 en center-stage. 18 suites de luxe, dont cinq courtside luxury suites (la seule salle universitaire avec des courtside suites) et une SuperSuite de 193 sièges se trouve dans l'enceinte du bâtiment. (fr)
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  • The Petersen Events Center (more commonly known as "The Pete") is a 12,508-seat multi-purpose arena on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It hosts the men's and women's Pitt Panthers basketball teams. The arena is named for philanthropists John Petersen and his wife Gertrude, who donated $10 million ($13.7 million in 2017 dollars) for its construction. John Petersen, a Pitt alumnus, is a native of nearby Erie, Pennsylvania and is the retired President and CEO of Erie Insurance Group. The Petersen Events Center was winner of the 2003 Innovative Architecture & Design Honor Award from Recreation Management magazine. (en)
  • The John M. and Gertrude E. Petersen Events Center (plus communément le Petersen Events Center ou The Pete) est une salle omnisports de 12 508 places se trouvant sur le campus de l'Université de Pittsburgh à Pittsburgh en Pennsylvanie. (fr)
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