Kemper Arena - Kansas City, Missouri
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Photographed in 1987, 1994 and 2004 with film.

Kemper Arena - Opened in 1974 and still in use BARELY. Full name is Crosby Kemper Arena. In the near future, the arena will be known as Mosaic Arena. It will be repurposed into a regional amateur sports venue.

In 2016, the arena was placed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

The Arena has had a long list of tenants. It was the original home, along with Aksarben arena in Omaha and Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, to the transplanted Cincinnati Royals of the NBA. The team played here until 1985 when they moved to Sacramento. It was also home to the short lived Kansas City Scouts of the NHL. They were here for 2 years, 1974 - 1976. They moved to Denver for a few years, as the Rockies, then on to New Jersey, where they have been the Devils.

The Kansas CIty Blues of the CHL were here for 2 seasons (76-77). The Kansas City Blades of the IHL were the longest tenant from 1990 - 2001. The last hockey team here were the Kansas City Outlaws of the UHL who were using the ice from 2004-2005.

Indoor soccer in the form of the Kansas CIty Comets of the MSL as well as the Kansas City Attack / Comets of the NPSL / MISL.

They also had The Kansas City Brigade of the AFL from 06 thru 07.

Location - 1800 Genessee St., Kansas City, Missouri
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