[World Arena Demolition], photographer unknown, April 1994. Courtesy of Special Collections, Pikes Peak Library District. Image Number: 001-4721.)

Demolition of the Broadmoor World Arena at the Broadmoor Hotel. Metal structural beams of arched roof exposed with piles of rubble below.

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One Response to PPLD Historic Image of the Day, 7/16/11: World Arena Demolition

  1. David says:

    This photo brings back the smell and feel of that old place. Irreplaceable. Glad to have known it.

    A good portion of this slice of super cheese from the 70s was filmed at the old World Arena. Worth a renting if only for the rink footage: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0077716/


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