It hosted the Beatles’ first American concert, boxing, hockey, speeches by Malcolm X, and Dwight Eisenhower’s first inaugural ball . It was an ice house and a trash transfer station. Now the Uline Arena will be redeveloped as offices, retail, parking, and possibly performance space.
“Uline Arena, Washington Venue Where Beatles Played First U.S. Show, To Become…Offices And Retail,” Will Wrigley, Huffington Post
“Uline Arena, get ready for your next phase,” Rachel Kaufman, Elevation DC
“Pictorial History Of Uline Arena,” 1959 BHS Mustangs
“Uline Ice Plant,” HAER No. DC-66
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