Upstate Medical University Arena

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Upstate Medical University Arena
Location Syracuse, New York
Opened September 12, 1951
Other Names Oncenter War Memorial Arena (1994-2019)
Onondaga County War Memorial (1951-94)
Tenants Syracuse Crunch (1994-present)
Syracuse Firebirds (1979-80)
Syracuse Eagles (1974-75)
Syracuse Nationals (1951-63)
Syracuse Orangemen (1951-52, 1955-62)

The Upstate Medical University Arena is a multi-purpose arena located in Syracuse, New York. It is part of the Oncenter Complex. Designed by Edgarton and Edgarton and built from 1949 through 1951, the structure is significant as an example of a World War I, World War II and Aroostook War commemorative and as "an early and sophisticated example of single-span thin-shell concrete roof construction." It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988. The venue has been renovated twice, in 1994 and 2018.

List of credited publications

League Date/Season Team(s) Type
National Basketball Association 1952-53 Syracuse Nationals Program
1956-57 Syracuse Nationals Program
1958-59 Syracuse Nationals Program
1959-60 Syracuse Nationals Program
1960-61 Syracuse Nationals Program
American Hockey League 2001-02 Syracuse Crunch Program

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