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Rupp Arena construction, 1975

Posted on December 28, 2015 | in Uncategorized | by
Aerial photo of downtown Lexington, January 1975. At the bottom is the Lexington Center and Rupp Arena construction. What would later become Triangle Park is just to the left and above the construction. Vine Street is visable up the middle of the photo. Just to the right of that is High Street, running from the bottom to the top pof the picture. Photo by E. Martin Jessee | staff

Aerial photo of downtown Lexington, January 1975. Near the bottom is the Lexington Center and Rupp Arena construction. What would later become Triangle Park is just to the left and above the construction. Vine Street is visible up the middle of the photo. Just to the right of that is High Street, running from the bottom to the top of the picture. Click here to see another view of Rupp Arena construction from a couple of months earlier in November, 1974. And click here to see a gallery of 80 images celebrating the 40 year history of the legendary downtown arena. Click on the image for a closer look. Photo by E. Martin Jessee | Staff

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