Throwback Thursday – Reynolds Coliseum

Reynolds Coliseum 1950 Raleigh NC

 

#TBT – We are throwing back to 1950 and Reynolds Coliseum, located on the North Carolina State University campus. The building was constructed to host a variety of events, including agricultural expositions, as there were no proper indoor facilities at the time. Construction began in 1942, but was halted by the war. The building opened in 1949. With a capacity of 12,400, it was the largest arena in the Southeast for many years. Extensive remodeling began in 2015, and will be completed this fall. It cost $2.3 million to build it and $35 million to renovate it. Happy Thursday!