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Toledo Arena Renovation
$30 million renovation starts after this coming season and will be ready for the 2008-09 season. Lots of premium seating, loges, hall of fame, pro shop etc.


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(This post was last modified: 07-07-2007 06:07 AM by DetroitRocket.)
07-07-2007 06:04 AM
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RE: Toledo Arena Renovation
That is really great to see, thanks for sharing!

Akron couldn't accomplish a renovation of that nature, we would have to tear down the JAR and start from scratch!
07-12-2007 10:40 AM
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RE: Toledo Arena Renovation
J-BIDDY Wrote:we would have to tear down the JAR and start from scratch!

Sounds like a good idea to me!!!

I have never like the JAR.
07-14-2007 08:25 AM
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Same here, I have heard rumors that we were appoached about a convocation center right around the same time planning was being done about the JAR, What a mistake!

I hope after the football stadium is built plans can begin in regards to building a new arena for Zips Basketball!
07-16-2007 09:29 AM
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J-BIDDY Wrote:Same here, I have heard rumors that we were appoached about a convocation center right around the same time planning was being done about the JAR, What a mistake!

I hope after the football stadium is built plans can begin in regards to building a new arena for Zips Basketball!

Actually, the JAR was suppose to be a convocation center with 12,000 theatre type seats...handball and raquetball courts...classrooms...then the State pulled some funding and we ended up with a big high school gym.
08-03-2007 08:43 PM
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Thank goodness that is not a possibility for the Football Stadium
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08-04-2007 12:32 PM
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Have they assigned Phoenix remodeling to do this job? This is a heck of task and only some recognized company should be given this huge responsibility.
08-04-2009 04:24 PM
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Cool stuff!

I have heard rumors all over the place about the JAR being renovated. It's probably on hold until we find a new athletic director who can raise the money.
08-08-2009 05:20 PM
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RE: Toledo Arena Renovation
The latest buzz is a new arena across from Canal Park in partnership with the city (since the football stadium has tapped us out) and a minor league hockey team.

But congrats to Toledo on the $30M renovation. MAC facilities are taking a huge step up with Akron's stadium & fieldhouse, Toledo/BG/NIU hoops and indoor practice facilities planned at several other schools (Miami, OU, Buffalo...) There are probably a lot of projects planned that I'm not even aware of; in fact I think I'll start a facilities list thread on the main MAC forum.
09-02-2009 12:35 PM
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