Municipal Auditorium, Main Arena

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Description

Postcard of the main arena in Municipal Auditorium. The back of the card reads, "The main arena, largest unit of the auditorium, is best described as a gigantic oval stadium seating 15,000 persons, with a domed ceiling suspended 96 feet above the floor. Dimensions of the room are 301 by 291 feet....and the oval floor is 130 by 220 feet. Ceiling and roof are suspended without posts or pillars to obstruct the view of spectators."

Genre
Date Created
1936-10-13
Subject
Modern Location
301 West 13th Street
Kansas City, MO
Neighborhood
Building Name
Collection Title, Call or Box Number
Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection (SC58)
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Digital Object Identifier
20000628