Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum

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Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum
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Location1 Ficklen Drive
Greenville, NC 27858
Coordinates35°35′51″N 77°22′02″W / 35.597391°N 77.367167°W / 35.597391; -77.367167Coordinates: 35°35′51″N 77°22′02″W / 35.597391°N 77.367167°W / 35.597391; -77.367167
OwnerEast Carolina University
OperatorEast Carolina University
Capacity8,000
Construction
Broke ground1966
OpenedJanuary 27, 1968
Renovated1994
Construction cost$2,467,671.66
($17.8 million in 2018 dollars[1])
ArchitectF. Carter Williams[2]
Corley Redfoot Architects (renovations 1993 to present)
Structural engineerKahn & Furbush[2]
General contractorDickinson, Inc.[3]
Tenants
East Carolina University Athletics

Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum is multi-purpose arena in Greenville, North Carolina, USA.[4] The arena opened in 1968.[5] It is home to the East Carolina University Pirates men's and women's basketball teams and women's volleyball team. The facility underwent a complete renovation prior to the 1994-95 season[4] and currently seats 8,000 people. The building was named for the Minges and Williams families in honor of their longstanding support of the University.[5]

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  1. ^ Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Community Development Project. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved January 2, 2019.
  2. ^ a b Minges Construction
  3. ^ http://www.modernsteel.com/archives/PDFs_61-90/1969A9_9-3.pdf
  4. ^ a b Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum at ecuporates.com, URL accessed November 17, 2009. Archived 11/17/09
  5. ^ a b Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum at media.lib.edu.com, URL accessed November 17, 2009. Archived 11/17/09