Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza

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Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
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Former namesNortheastern Pennsylvania Civic Arena and Convention Center (1998–2000)
First Union Arena at Casey Plaza (2000–2003)
Wachovia Arena at Casey Plaza (2003–2010)
Location255 Highland Park Boulvevard
Wilkes-Barre Township, Pennsylvania 18703
Coordinates41°14′26″N 75°50′55″W / 41.240471°N 75.848504°W / 41.240471; -75.848504Coordinates: 41°14′26″N 75°50′55″W / 41.240471°N 75.848504°W / 41.240471; -75.848504
OwnerLuzerne County Convention Center Authority
OperatorSMG
Capacity8,300 (Hockey)[8]
10,000 (Concerts)
SurfaceMulti-surface
Construction
Broke groundSeptember 15, 1997[1]
OpenedNovember 13, 1999[2]
Construction cost$44 million
($70.1 million in 2019 dollars[3])
ArchitectHeinlein Schrock[4]
Project managerHammes Company[1]
Structural engineerQuad3 Group, Inc.[5]
Services engineerSmith Seckman Reid, Inc.[6]
General contractorOscar J. Boldt Construction Company[7]
Tenants
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL) (1999–present)
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers (af2) (2002–2009)

Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza (originally Northeastern Pennsylvania Civic Arena and Convention Center, formerly First Union Arena at Casey Plaza and Wachovia Arena at Casey Plaza) is an 8,050-seat multi-purpose arena located in Wilkes-Barre Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, just northeast of the city of Wilkes-Barre, managed by SMG.

  1. ^ a b "Arena Panel to Firm: Dig This Weather Permitting, Excavation for the $44 Million Facility Will Begin Monday". Times Leader. Wilkes-Barre. September 12, 1997. Retrieved September 22, 2011.
  2. ^ "About the Arena". Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Archived from the original on May 20, 2011. Retrieved June 10, 2014.
  3. ^ Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Retrieved January 1, 2020.
  4. ^ "The Players in the Arena Project". Times Leader. Wilkes-Barre. March 11, 1997. p. 6A. Archived from the original on June 11, 2014. Retrieved June 10, 2014.
  5. ^ "Firm Profile In House" (PDF). Quad3 Group, Inc. Retrieved September 28, 2011.[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "First Union Arena". Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. Archived from the original on March 8, 2004. Retrieved January 27, 2013.
  7. ^ Ralis, David J. (January 30, 1998). "Wisconsin Firm Gets Ok to Build Arena". Times Leader. Wilkes-Barre. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved May 15, 2012.
  8. ^ "AHL Set to Kick Off 75th Anniversary Season". American Hockey League. October 8, 2010. Retrieved October 10, 2010.

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