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Arenas


  • Here are entered works on buildings housing central stages, rings, or areas used for sports or other entertainment events. Works on large, usually open structures with tiers of seats for spectators built in various shapes and enclosing a field used for sports events are entered under [Stadiums.]

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  • Variants

    • Sports arenas
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  • Sources

    • found: Petersen, D.C. Convention centers, stadiums, and arenas, 1989.
    • found: Ueda, E.M. A new arena for the Seattle Supersonics, 1990.
    • found: Auditoriums and arenas, 1961.
    • found: Melvin Satok Architects. Design guidelines for energy conservation in skating rinks and arenas, 1979.
    • found: Seat yourself : a complete guide to Twin Cities arenas, auditoriums, and theatres, c1988.
    • found: U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Public Buildings and Grounds. Convention center-sports arena in the District of Columbia, 1971.
    • found: Random House(arena: 2. a central stage, ring, area, or the like, used for sports or other forms of entertainment, surrounded by seats for spectators. 3. a building housing an arena; stadium: 1. a sports arena, usually oval or horseshoe-shaped, with tiers of seats for spectators)
    • found: Web. 3(arena: 2 a: a central area or open space within an enclosure used for public entertainment b: a building containing an arena used esp. for indoor sports)
    • found: Collins English dict., 1994(arena: 1.a. an enclosure or platform, usually surrounded by seats on all sides, in which sports events, contests, entertainments, etc., take place; stadium: 1. a sports arena with tiered seats for spectators)
    • found: Am. herit. dict.(arena: 1. a large modern building for the presentation of sports events and spectacles; stadium: 1. a large, usually open structure for sports events with tiered seating for spectators)
    • found: The Newbury House dict. of Amer. English, c1996(arena: a large building for the presentation of sports and other events, such as concerts; stadium: a playing area surrounded by seats, for sports, concerts, and other events)
    • found: Longman dict. of contemporary English, 1995(arena: 1. a building with a large flat central area surrounded by seats, where sports or entertainments take place; stadium: a building for sports, consisting of a field surrounded by rows of seats)
    • found: AAT(Arenas UF Sports arenas)
  • LC Classification

    • GV415-GV416
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered works on buildings housing central stages, rings, or areas used for sports or other entertainment events. Works on large, usually open structures with tiers of seats for spectators built in various shapes and enclosing a field used for sports events are entered under [Stadiums.]
  • Example Notes

    • Note under [Stadiums]
  • Change Notes

    • 1997-12-30: new
    • 1998-02-02: revised
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