July Auburn Arena Photo Gallery, Part One

Auburn's new basketball arena is heading into the final stages of construction.

Auburn, Ala.--New photos of the Auburn Arena project are featured. The facility will be the home of the Auburn men's and women's basketball teams.

The project, which cost more than $85 million, is expected to be ready for occupancy in August.

A view of the southeast side of the arena court area is shown. Seats with green markers are sold to season ticket holders. The rows in the middle of the photo are press seats.

A view from inside the student entrance (northeast side of the arena) is shown. Students have their own separate entrance, separate concessions and separate restrooms.

A view of the ticket box office and front lobby (north side of the arena) is shown.

Throughout the arena there is artwork depicting the history of Auburn's different arenas. This photo shows some of the entertainers and featured speakers who appeared at Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum.

The entrance to the men's and women's coaches' suites is shown. The offices are on the south end of the facility overlooking the practice arena.

Auburn officials asked the architects to use high quality materials in building the arena complex.

The view from the southeast entrance to the main arena floor is pictured.

The locker rooms, this one for the women's basketball team, are upscale. In the mirror (at right) the lockers can be seen in a reflection.

The men's locker room meeting srea is pictured. The players can watch game videos in the theater style setup.

The men's locker room area features a lounge area for the players.

A view from the north concourse has a view of the arena floor.

The entrance to one of the restroom areas on the main concourse level is shown.

Artwork on the concourse shows the early history of Auburn women's and men's basketball.

The main entrance of the arena is on the north side from a large courtyard area that serves the new dorms as well as the new food court complex.

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