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Encyclopedia > Boardwalk Hall
Atlantic City Convention Hall
(U.S. National Historic Landmark)
Location: Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Built/Founded: 1926
Architect: Lockwood-Greene & Co.
Architectural style(s): Other
Designated as NHL: February 27, 1987[1]
Added to NRHP: February 27, 1987[2]
NRHP Reference#: 87000814
Governing body: Local

Boardwalk Hall, also known as the Historic Atlantic City Convention Hall is an arena which served as the primary convention center in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, until the 1997 opening of the Atlantic City Convention Center. For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... This article or section needs additional references or sources to improve its verifiability. ... Atlantic City redirects here. ... This article or section needs additional references or sources to improve its verifiability. ... is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... A typical plaque showing entry on the National Register of Historic Places. ... is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... For other uses, see Arena (disambiguation). ... Exhibition Hall of the Makaryev Fair. ... Atlantic City redirects here. ... The Atlantic City Convention Center is located in Atlantic City, New Jersey. ...


It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1987.[1][3] This article or section needs additional references or sources to improve its verifiability. ...


Boardwalk Hall played host to the Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies ice hockey team from 2001-2005. The arena seats 10,500 people for hockey, and can accommodate over 17,000 for concerts. It was the regular venue of the Miss America Pageant until 2004, and hosted the WWF's WrestleMania IV and V in 1988 and 1989. In September 2007, Boardwalk Hall hosted the Kelly Pavlik - Jermain Taylor boxing match for the World Boxing Council, World Boxing Organization, and Ring Magazine middleweight championships. The Atlantic 10 Conference will hold its 2007 and 2008 men’s basketball championships there. The Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies is a minor-league ice hockey team in Atlantic City, New Jersey that is now defunct, they have been sold and will be located to Stockton California. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... For the patriotically-themed comic book superheroines, see Miss America (comics). ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... WrestleMania IV was the fourth annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view event from the World Wrestling Federation. ... WrestleMania V was the fifth annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view event from the World Wrestling Federation. ... Kelly Robert Pavlik (born April 4, 1982 in Youngstown, Ohio) is currently the reigning WBC, WBO, and Ring Magazine middleweight champion of the world. ... Jermain Taylor (born August 11, 1978, Little Rock, Arkansas) —nicknamed Bad Intentions— is a professional boxer current Undisputed World middleweight boxing champion. ... WBC logo mark “WBC” redirects here. ... The World Boxing Organization (WBO) is a sanctioning organization currently recognizing professional boxing world champions. ... Front cover of the first issue of Ring Magazine Ring Magazine is a boxing magazine that was first published in 1922. ... Middleweight is a division, or weight class, in boxing. ... The Atlantic 10 Conference (A10) is a college athletic conference which operates mostly in the eastern United States; it also has two member schools in Ohio. ...


In 2001, the Boardwalk Hall's $90 million renovation was unveiled to the public. The restoration received many awards, including the 2003 National Preservation Award, Building Magazine's 2002 Modernization Award, and Billboard magazine recognized Boardwalk Hall as the top grossing mid-sized arena in the United States in 2003 and 2004. Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry. ...


It was also the host of the 1964 Democratic National Convention that nominated Lyndon Baines Johnson for President only months following the assassination of his predecessor, John F. Kennedy. The following week, thousands of screaming rock fans packed the Hall for one of The Beatles largest concerts in their first American tour. The arena was also the spot of a classic and widely boot-legged Rolling Stones concert in 1989. The concert which was shown on Pay-per-view television was widely remembered by fans for a mishap where viewers were cut off from the performance during the song Satisfaction. It was also the venue of the former Boardwalk Bowl college football game in the 1960s and 70s, and the 1964 Liberty Bowl. In 1996, Boardwalk Hall saw the United States beat Spain 5-0 in Fed Cup (Women's version of Davis Cup) and saw Monica Seles's return following her 1993 stabbing. The 1964 Democratic National Convention took place at the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey, August 24 - 27, 1964. ... Lyndon Baines Johnson ( August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was an American politician. ... President Kennedy with his wife, Jacqueline, and Texas Governor John Connally in the presidential limousine just moments before his assassination The assassination of John F. Kennedy, the thirty-fifth President of the United States, took place on Friday, November 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas, USA at 12:30 p. ... The White Album, see The Beatles (album). ... This article is about the rock band. ... Pay-per-view is the name given to a system by which television viewers can call and order events to be seen on TV and pay for the private telecast of that event to their homes later. ... Music sample (I Cant Get No) Satisfaction ( file info) Problems? See media help. ... The Boardwalk Bowl was a post-season collegiate American football game held at the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey. ... A college football game between Colorado State and Air Force. ... For the stadium, see Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. ... The Fed Cup (until 1995 Federation Cup) is the most important tennis tournament for female national teams, very similar to the mens Davis Cup. ... The great Australians Lew Hoad and Ken Rosewall with the Cup in 1953 The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in mens tennis. ... Monica Seles (born December 2, 1973) is a former world No. ...


Built in 1929, it became the home of the world's largest pipe organ, the Main Auditorium Organ, as listed in the Guinness Book of World Records. However, due to a lack of stewardship, the condition of the organ was allowed to deteriorate and is no longer fully functional. A restoration program is currently underway. The Boardwalk Hall Auditorium Organ is the pipe organ in the Main Auditorium of the Boardwalk Hall (formerly known as the Atlantic City Convention Hall) in Atlantic City, New Jersey, built by the Midmer-Losh Organ Company. ... The Guinness Book of Records (or in recent editions Guinness World Records, and in previous US editions Guinness Book of World Records) is a book published annually, containing an internationally recognized collection of superlatives: both in terms of human achievement and the extrema of the natural world. ...


The Boardwalk Hall is adjacent to the Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino. Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino is a Trump branded casino resort located on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, NJ at Mississippi Avenue. ...

Preceded by
-
Miss America Pageant
Venue

1921 - 2004
Succeeded by
Theatre for the Performing Arts
Las Vegas Strip, Paradise, Nevada
Preceded by
Pontiac Silverdome
Host of WrestleMania IV & WrestleMania V
1988 - 1989
Succeeded by
Skydome

For the patriotically-themed comic book superheroines, see Miss America (comics). ... The Theatre for the Performing Arts is a 7,000 seat theater located in the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. ... The south end of The Strip; approximately one third of the entire Strip is represented here. ... Looking west toward Paradise Road and the Las Vegas Strip in the CDP of Paradise, Nevada Paradise is a census-designated place located in Clark County, Nevada. ... A disputed record setting 93,173 fans in attendance for WrestleMania III at the Pontiac Silverdome. ... WrestleMania IV was the fourth annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view event from the World Wrestling Federation. ... WrestleMania V was the fifth annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view event from the World Wrestling Federation. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Rogers Centre, formerly known as SkyDome,[2] is a multi-purpose stadium in Toronto, Ontario, situated next to the CN Tower near the shores of Lake Ontario. ...

References

  1. ^ a b Atlantic City Convention Hall. National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved on 2007-10-13.
  2. ^ National Register Information System. National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service (2007-01-23).
  3. ^ James H. Charleton (June 17, 1985), National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Atlantic City Convention HallPDF (735 KiB), National Park Service and Accompanying 12 photos, exterior and interior, from 1977, 1985 and undated.PDF (1.49 MiB)

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Boardwalk Hall: America's Seaside Entertainment Center (89 words)
Historic Boardwalk Hall, which first opened in 1929, received an extensive $90 million renovation and restoration to transform the building into a modern special events arena capable of variable seating for up to 13,800 people.
Boardwalk Hall is listed on the United State Register of Historic Places as a National Historic Landmark.
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