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Times Union Center, Albany

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The Times Union Center (originally Knickerbocker Arena, and then the Pepsi Arena) is an indoor arena located in Albany, New York. It is configurable and can accommodate from 6,000 to 17,500 people, with a maximum seating capacity of 15,500 for sporting events.
The building, designed by Crozier Associates and engineered by Clough Harbour & Associates, was built by Beltrone/MLB at a cost of $69.4 million.
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  • Great location if staying downtown. Fun venue for concerts with 18,000 of your closest friends lol. It pumps adrenaline through the whole place with that much energy. 
    Great location if staying downtown. Fun venue for concerts with 18,000 of your closest friends lol. It pumps adrenaline through the whole place with that much energy.  more »
  • Many of us were kicked out into snow while waiting for Uber or other rides. Show ended at 11PM & wanna be cops working for Times Union Center kicked us out at 11:21 into the snow & stating they... 
    Many of us were kicked out into snow while waiting for Uber or other rides. Show ended at 11PM & wanna be cops working for Times Union Center kicked us out at 11:21 into the snow & stating they...  more »
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  • For the most part this place is a good venue to see a concert or a sporting event. There is a pretty good variety of vendors here and the food and drink prices, while high, aren't as bad as what you'd find at a lot of other concert and sports venues. The updates to the TU center are great. It makes it a lot more welcoming and nicer for block parties out front. The sound system here is the one thing that I think they should really consider making better
  • Nice venue for the inaugural Aurora Games. We were in the cheap seats and had an excellent view of the floor (tennis court). It was exciting to be there to support women athletes from all over the world. I hope this is the beginning of a great tradition in sports.

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