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Raleigh's Reynolds Coliseum

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Grouping Titleraleighs reynolds coliseum
Grouping Authorcraig chappelow
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Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
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Take the best seat in the house for this thrilling history that's so much more than the story of a building: discover the triumphs, the tears, and the tenacity of North Carolina sports and its legends.

For more than half a century, William Neal Reynolds Coliseum was at the forefront of college basketball. When filled to capacity, 12,000 fans joined together to create the noise and heat that defined game night. Indeed, Reynolds Coliseum brought big-time basketball to the South. Most area residents know Reynolds as home to the popular Dixie Classic basketball tournament and the North Carolina State University's Wolfpack championship sports teams. Surprisingly, this building was not constructed specifically for basketball. Like the state of North Carolina, the coliseum's origins grew from agriculture, and it was significantly shaped by the impact of World War II. As home to the long-standing Friends of the College series, the coliseum helped extend cultural events to the general public by promoting "seven shows for seven dollars." It has hosted presidents and protesters, circuses and symphonies, tractor demonstrations and rock concerts. And yes, for one ten-year stretch, more people watched college basketball games in Reynolds Coliseum than in any other campus arena in America. This volume captures more than 50 years of North Carolina history from the best seat in the house, highlighting the people and events that shaped the building as much as any architect's pencil.

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subject_facetRaleigh (N.C.) -- History -- Pictorial works
Stadiums -- North Carolina -- Raleigh
Wake County (N.C.) -- History
William Neal Reynolds Coliseum (Raleigh, N.C.)
William Neal Reynolds Coliseum (Raleigh, N.C.) -- History
William Neal Reynolds Coliseum (Raleigh, N.C.) -- Pictorial works
title_displayRaleigh's Reynolds Coliseum
title_fullRaleigh's Reynolds Coliseum
Raleigh's Reynolds Coliseum / Craig Chappelow
title_shortRaleigh's Reynolds Coliseum