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Guy J. Mackey Arena (West Lafayette, Ind.)



  • Existence: 1967-

Historical Information

The Purdue University Arena was built in 1967. It was located immediately north of Lambert Fieldhouse and took just over 2 years to complete. It was renamed Guy J. Mackey Arena in 1971 and, in 2011, a major expansion took place.


Guy J. Mackey Arena. Purdue Campus Facilities and Buildings Historic Database. Access September 16, 2019.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Purdue University Athletics collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 160
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Athletics collection documents Purdue athletics from the earliest years to recent times. The majority of the collection consists of items related to Purdue football; a scrapbook of clippings from the 1800s that contains Purdue football related articles from Lafayette, Indianapolis and Chicago newspapers. The clippings include an article about Purdue’s first football win on November 16, 1889, an article about the game against Wabash, November 23, 1889, that prompted the...
Dates: 1880 - 2016