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Civic Center tour, 1976

Posted on July 5, 2016 | in Uncategorized | by
Jake Graves, Lexington Center board chairman, at podium, addressed the media, along with Lexington Mayor Foster Pettit, second from right, and Tom Minter, right, Lexington Center Corporation executive director and general manager, during a hard hat tour of the unfinished civic center on July 20, 1976. Lexington Center, including Rupp Arena, held it's grand opening October 7-10, 1976. The Hyatt House Hotel, later to become the Hyatt Regency Hotel, in the background, was still under construction and would not open until 1977. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

Lexington Center board chairman Jake Graves, at podium, addressed the media, along with Lexington Mayor Foster Pettit, second from right, and Tom Minter, right, Lexington Center Corp. executive director and general manager, during a hard-hat tour of the unfinished civic center on July 20, 1976. Lexington Center, including Rupp Arena, held its grand opening October 7 to 10, 1976. The Hyatt House Hotel, later to become the Hyatt Regency Hotel, in the background, was under construction and would not open until 1977. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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