Seattle Civic Ice Arena

Seattle Ice Arena
Seattle Ice Arena, 1958.jpg
1958
Address1200 Fifth Avenue
LocationSeattle, Washington
Coordinates47°36′30″N 122°19′58″W / 47.6084°N 122.3329°W / 47.6084; -122.3329Coordinates: 47°36′30″N 122°19′58″W / 47.6084°N 122.3329°W / 47.6084; -122.3329
TypeSports arena
Genre(s)Hockey
Capacity4,000
Field size200 ft × 80 ft (61 m × 24 m)
SurfaceIce rink
Construction
Built1915
Closed1924
Demolished1963
Construction cost$100,000 (1915)
Tenants
1915-1924 Seattle Metropolitans

The Seattle Ice Arena was a 4,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Seattle, Washington.

The arena was home to the Seattle Metropolitans Pacific Coast Hockey Association franchise from 1915 to 1924. It was built in 1915 at the cost of $100,000.[1] It was located in downtown Seattle diagonally across from what is now the Olympic Hotel on University Street. On March 26, 1917, the Metropolitans defeated the Montreal Canadiens at the arena, becoming the first American team to win the Stanley Cup. The arena was briefly a roller rink and remodeled into a parking garage shortly after the 1924-25 season and torn down in 1963 to make way for the IBM Building.[1]

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Preceded by
None - new building
Home of the
Seattle Metropolitans

1915–1924
Succeeded by
None - converted to a parking lot