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By Robert Wimmer

often referred to as the previous purple Barn, Olympia Stadium was once the biggest rink within the usa whilst it opened in Detroit on October 22,1927. Robert Wimmer has compiled over two hundred historical pictures and distinct captions for this new ebook, that follows the lifetime of a carrying and leisure landmark within the Motor urban until eventually its demolition in 1986. For over part a century, the Olympia Stadium hosted a number of the best exhibits and stars coming via Detroit. The historical landmark stuffed its seats for the multitude of physical games in Michigan, together with championship boxing, wrestling, and lacrosse, and used to be additionally the house of the Detroit Redwings and the Pistons. even if there are various nameless humans pictured right here who contributed to the heritage of the stadium, readers will realize the extra conventional faces and acts of Elvis Presley, the Beatles, the Roy Rogers Rodeo, Dick the Bruiser, and lots of others.

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