Cumberland County Civic Center

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Cross Insurance Arena
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Former namesCumberland County Civic Center (1977–2014)
Address1 Civic Center Square
LocationPortland, Maine
Coordinates43°39′20″N 70°15′33″W / 43.65556°N 70.25917°W / 43.65556; -70.25917Coordinates: 43°39′20″N 70°15′33″W / 43.65556°N 70.25917°W / 43.65556; -70.25917
OwnerCumberland County
OperatorGlobal Spectrum
CapacitySeats: 6,206
Concerts: 9,500
SurfaceMulti-surface
Construction
Broke ground1975
OpenedMarch 3, 1977
RenovatedOctober 2012 – February 2014
Construction costUS$8 million
($33.8 million in 2019 dollars[1])
ArchitectEduardo Catalano Architects[2]
E. Crawley Cooper[3] (original)

Sink Combs Dethlefs & WBRC Architects (renovation)
Tenants
Maine Mariners (AHL) (1977–1992)
America East Conference Men's Basketball Tournament (1980)
Portland Pirates (AHL) (1993–2013, 2014–2016)
New England Stingers (RHI) (1994)
Portland Mountain Cats/Wave (USBL) (1996–1997)
Maine Mariners (ECHL) (2018–present)
Maine Mammoths (NAL) (2018)

Cross Insurance Arena (formerly Cumberland County Civic Center) is a multi-purpose arena located in Portland, Maine. Built in 1977, at a cost of US$8 million, it is the home arena for the Maine Mariners of the ECHL. There are 6,206 permanent seats in the arena, and it seats up to 9,500 for concerts.

  1. ^ Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Retrieved January 1, 2020.
  2. ^ Shanahan, Mark (August 28, 1999). "Local & State Reporter's Notebook". Portland Press Herald. Archived from the original on June 29, 2014. Retrieved February 20, 2012.
  3. ^ Griffin, Mary (April 25, 2002). "Civic Center Opens In 1977 And Has Never Looked Bad". Bangor Daily News. Retrieved March 11, 2012.

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