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Published February 9, 1995
Members of Seattle's Parks, Public Grounds and Recreation Committee yesterday toured the construction site of what will be a renovated Seattle Center Coliseum next October. The $73.4M project that started in June of '94 is on budget and on time. The new building will have an increased capacity created by a lower playing floor; a new roof & scoreboard, luxury boxes, club seating, a practice facility and ice-making capabilities. The city will receive revenue from the naming rights of the facility (Bill Knight, SEATTLE POST-INTELLENGENCER, 2/9)....The Raptors presented their plans for a new arena last night at a meeting organized by the Toronto Historical Board. Approximately 120 people were on hand to discuss the preservation of the historic postal building that will be a part of the arena complex (Dan Westell, Toronto GLOBE AND MAIL, 2/9)....The Superdome Commission is soliciting bids for renovations to the Superdome and the building of a new Saints Training Facility in Metarie, LA (New Orleans TIMES-PICAYUNE, 2/8).