Lawlor Events Center
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Lawlor Events Center is an 11,536-seat multi-purpose arena in Reno, Nevada located at the intersection of North Virginia Street and 15th Street on the University of Nevada, Reno campus. It is named after former basketball coach Jake Lawlor.
|Address||1500 North Virginia Street|
|Location||Reno, Nevada, U.S.|
|Owner||University of Nevada, Reno|
|Operator||University of Nevada, Reno|
|Broke ground||October 1981|
|Opened||November 4, 1983|
|Construction cost||$26 million|
($65.4 million in 2018 dollars)
|Architect||Casazza, Peetz & Associates|
|Structural engineer||Walter P. Moore and Associates, Inc.|
|General contractor||The Law Company, Inc.|
|Nevada Wolf Pack (NCAA) (1983–present)|
It was built in 1983 and is home to the Nevada Wolf Pack basketball team. As the largest venue in Northern Nevada, the Lawlor Events Center also hosts boxing, concerts, conferences, PBR events, rodeos, WWE and other entertainment events. It is also the host for Washoe County School District high school graduations.
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