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J.S. Dorton Arena, Raleigh/Durham

J.S. Dorton Arena - Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina
J.S. Dorton Arena
1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607Map
+1 919 821 7400
Neighborhood: Raleigh
Overview

J.S. Dorton Arena was originally built in 1952 to serve agriculture and industry in North Carolina. This distinctively designed building is a state and national landmark. Dorton Arena's design gained international reputation for its use of parabolic arches, concave roof and suspension cables. It boasts the first use of a cable supported roof system in the world which allows for a column free arena in which no view of the arena floor is obstructed. Now, exhibits, performances and the annual State Fair are held here.

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