Mellon Arena - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Photographed in 1991 and 1994 using film.

Disclaimer - Photos without my yellow watermark on them are not mine. They were found on the internet and ARE NOT FOR SALE.

Mellon Arena "the Igloo" - Known as Pittsburgh Civic Arena 1961 - 1999, Mellon Arena 1999 - 2012.

Mellon Arena - Opened in 1961 and closed June 26, 2010. Demolished in 2012.

Location - 66 Mario Lemieux Place Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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The "Igloo" as it wsa known to locals. 7/94


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Mellon Arena is where the red A is. Directly across the street is the Consol Energy Center, the new home for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the NHL. Photo from internet.


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You can see how close the Mellon arena is to it's replacement, the Consol Energy Center. Which is literally across Centre Ave. from Mellon. Photo from internet, date unknown.


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A rare shot of the Penguins locker room in the old Igloo.


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This, believe it or not, is a shot of the visitors locker room at the Igloo. Reguarded as the WORST visitors locker room in the NHL.


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You can see the new arena across the street. Photo from internet, date unknown.


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My last view of the old Civic Arena. 7/94


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The old Igloo the day before demolition started. 10/11


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Not much left of the home that Mario had.


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The lights go out on Mellon Arena for the last time, June 26, 2010. The wrecking ball awaits. 9/91