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Fri July 5, 2013

The Florida Blogup: Buildings, Beers, and the Miami Arena

Miami Arena before its demolition

Miami Arena Opened 25 Years Ago This Week

Blogger Bill Cooke reminisces when the Arena opened in 1988 through newspaper clips.

When it first opened in Downtown, many said it would bring in business and revitalize the area, but the only thing it attracted was a sports bar that failed.

The blogger has more newspaper clips detailing the arena’s history at Random Pixels.

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