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Cricket Arena

CricketArena, located on East Independence Boulevard, was Charlotte’s originalcoliseum. The landmark dome opened in 1955 and served as the city’smajor sports and entertainment facility until the new CharlotteColiseum was built in 1988. After extensive refurbishing andretrofitting, the venue reopened in 1993 as Independence Arena. It wasrenamed Cricket Arena in 2001.

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