KeyArena at Seattle Center
(Changed after 2018)
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The original Key Arena was located on the grounds of the old Seattle Center Coliseum within the Seattle Center, home of the 1962 World's Fair. The arena was built by the city of Seattle, completed in October 1983 and is considered a "renovation" to the Seattle Center. In addition, the arena incorporated an extensive recycling project which saved $1.5 million each year.
The extensive redevelopment of the historic Seattle Center Arena that began in 2018 features a completely redesigned interior with new clubs and social spaces, all while preserving the history of the site. Additional highlights include a new atrium, pedestrian plaza, and a premium space that offers views of the event floor, atrium and the iconic Space Needle. The complex renovation lifted and suspended a 44 million pound roof over the project site as the arena’s footprint was expanded underground and the walls were rebuilt.
Home of NHL's Seattle Kraken and WNBA's Seattle Storm, Climate Pledge Arena is the first International Living Future Institute Zero Carbon certified professional sports venue in the world. The institute’s Zero Carbon Certification requires 100% of the energy used to operate the building be offset by new renewable energy. In addition, all of the embodied carbon emissions associated with the construction and materials of the project must be disclosed and offset. Zero Carbon Certification is the first worldwide program to independently verify claims about “net zero carbon” and “carbon neutral” buildings.