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Allstate Arena

Identification

Allstate Arena
Rosemont Horizon
1222879

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Structure in General

stadium
existing [completed]

Usages

concert location multi-use sports

Facts

  • The roof of the arena, while still under construction, collapsed on August 13, 1979. Five men were killed and 13 others trapped inside were injured.
  • An Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigation revealed the cause of the collapse was the unstable condition of the wood roof frame, which was missing the required connection bolts.

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Location

6920 North Mannheim Road
60018
Rosemont
Illinois
U.S.A.

Technical Data

1978
1980
17,500
18,500

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