Copps Coliseum (Hamilton, Ontario)

Copps Coliseum (Hamilton, Ontario)

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Copps Coliseum is a sports and entertainment arena on the corner of Bay Street North and York Boulevard in Hamilton, Ontario. Depending on event, Copps Coliseum has a capacity of up to 19,000. It is named after the former Hamilton mayor, Victor K. Copps. It was started at 1983 and was completed in 1985 at a cost of $33.5 million, and an additional $2.3 million for a parking garage. The construction was overseen by local Hamiltonian, Joseph Pigott. While Copps Coliseum was built in the hope that Hamilton could draw an NHL franchise, for the past 12 seasons, beginning in October 1996, Copps Coliseum has been home to the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League. bigbluegeo@gmail.com #arena #Canada #coliseum #downtown #entertainment #Hamilton #Ontario
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