McNichols Arena (demolished) - Denver, Colorado
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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.
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McNichols arena, home to both the Denver Nuggets and Colorado Rockies and Avalanch of the NHL.


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Map showing how close all the venues are. From internet.


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McNichols arena from the dirt parking lot of Mile high stadium. 7/76


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Another view of big Mac from 30 plus years ago. 7/76


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Mile high stadium is to the left in this photo from July of 1976.


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Looking at Invesco field from where the old McNichols arena stood.


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This parking lot of Invesco field is the site of where the old McNichols arena once stood. 11/08