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Ovens Auditorium and the Charlotte Coliseum

Ovens Auditorium is located on East Independence Boulevard. Conpletedin 1955, it was named  for outspoken civic leader David Ovens (1872-1957),  the leader of the auditorium-coliseum citizen planning committee. The 2,600-seat auditorium adjoins the Charlotte Coliseum, which also opened in 1955. At one time, the building had the world's largest unsupported concrete dome.  The 208,400-square-foot Charlotte Coliseum featured nearly 10,000 seats.

Arena Light Rail Tracks

The uptown arena opened as Charlotte Bobcats' Arena in 2005 and was renamed Time Warner Cable Arena in 2008. Physical Description: .jpg, 2592 X 1456 Publisher: Charlotte Mecklenburg Library