Music - Pour some sugar on me by Def Leppard
Photographed in 1976, 1987, 1994 and 2004 using film and again in 2008 using digital.
McNichols Arena (Big Mac) - Opened in 1975 and demolished in 1999 The site is now the southwest parking lot for Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Official Name was the McNichols Sports Arena.
Location - 1635 Bryant St. Denver, Colorado -- Bounded by Colfax Ave., I - 25, Federal Blvd., W. 17th Ave.
Situated in the parking lot of Mile high stadium sat McNichols arena, or Big Mac as it was known to locals.
McNichols arena, home to both the Denver Nuggets and Colorado Rockies and Avalanch of the NHL.
Map showing how close all the venues are. From internet.
McNichols arena from the dirt parking lot of Mile high stadium. 7/76
Another view of big Mac from 30 plus years ago. 7/76
Mile high stadium is to the left in this photo from July of 1976.
Looking at Invesco field from where the old McNichols arena stood.
This parking lot of Invesco field is the site of where the old McNichols arena once stood. 11/08