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See what Legacy Arena looks like during renovation

See what Legacy Arena looks like during renovation

By Joe Songer

June 26, 2020

The Legacy Arena at the BJCC has been closed since April 2nd and is undergoing a massive renovation that will last for 18 months. Legacy Arena is the main space of the sprawling BCJJ Complex. The arena has been host to countless concerts, sports events and other events since it opened in 1976. The last major renoavtion of the space was in 1992.

Legacy Arena will be closed for 18 months for the facelift. B.L. Harbert International won the $66.9 million bid to renovate Legacy Arena.

Here are some photos of what the arena looks like after nearly three months of demolition.

Legacy Arena renovation

Work on the exterior of the arena. Renovation continues of Legacy Arena in Birmingham. (Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com).Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com

Legacy Arena renovation

The exterior wall has been removed where a major relation to the exterior facade will take place. Renovation continues of Legacy Arena in Birmingham. (Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com).Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com

Legacy Arena renovation

Demolition around the Arena Club. Renovation continues of Legacy Arena in Birmingham. (Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com).Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com

Legacy Arena renovation

The exterior wall has been removed where a major relation to the exterior facade will take place. Renovation continues of Legacy Arena in Birmingham. (Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com).Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com

Legacy Arena renovation

Renovation continues of Legacy Arena in Birmingham. (Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com).Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com

Legacy Arena renovation

Renovation continues of Legacy Arena in Birmingham. (Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com).Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com

Legacy Arena renovation

Exterior demolition. Renovation continues of Legacy Arena in Birmingham. (Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com).Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com

Legacy Arena renovation

Inside view of the arena. Renovation continues of Legacy Arena in Birmingham. (Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com).Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com

Legacy Arena renovation

Inside view of the arena. Renovation continues of Legacy Arena in Birmingham. (Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com).Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com

Legacy Arena renovation

Work on the exterior of the arena. Renovation continues of Legacy Arena in Birmingham. (Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com).Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com

Legacy Arena renovation

The exterior wall has been removed where a major relation to the exterior facade will take place. Renovation continues of Legacy Arena in Birmingham. (Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com).Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com

Legacy Arena renovation

The exterior wall has been removed where a major relation to the exterior facade will take place. Renovation continues of Legacy Arena in Birmingham. (Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com).Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com

Legacy Arena renovation

The exterior wall has been removed where a major relation to the exterior facade will take place. Renovation continues of Legacy Arena in Birmingham. (Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com).Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com

Legacy Arena renovation

All of the seats have been removed from the arena. Renovation continues of Legacy Arena in Birmingham. (Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com).Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com

Legacy Arena renovation

Work on the exterior of the arena. Renovation continues of Legacy Arena in Birmingham. (Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com).Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com

Legacy Arena renovation

Demolition in the concourse area. Renovation continues of Legacy Arena in Birmingham. (Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com).Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com

Legacy Arena renovation

All of the seats have been removed from the arena. Renovation continues of Legacy Arena in Birmingham. (Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com).Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com

Legacy Arena renovation

Demolition around the Arena Club. Renovation continues of Legacy Arena in Birmingham. (Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com).Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com

Legacy Arena renovation

The exterior wall has been removed where a major relation to the exterior facade will take place. Renovation continues of Legacy Arena in Birmingham. (Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com).Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com

Legacy Arena renovation

Renovation continues of Legacy Arena in Birmingham. (Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com).Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com

Legacy Arena renovation

The exterior wall has been removed where a major relation to the exterior facade will take place. Renovation continues of Legacy Arena in Birmingham. (Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com).Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com


This article originally appeared on al.com