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Petersen Events Center

The John M. and Gertrude E. Petersen Events Center is a 12,508-seat multi-purpose arena on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It hosts the men's and women's Pitt Panthers basketball teams. The arena opened in 2002 on part of the former site of Pitt Stadium, which housed the university's football team from 1925 to 1999 (...)

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Obama Line 2

Obama Line 2
Made by WDOphoto.com
The line of people waiting to get into the Peterson Event Center for a Barack Obama rally April 21st stretched from Pitt's lower campus to the top of the hill behind the Peterson. Students wait in line here on the bend in University Drive. Some witnesses say the line stretched to the Cathedral of Learning

Robot Bits

Robot Bits
Made by brunkfordbraun
A few bits and pieces from FIRST team 1743's 2007 robot. Upper left: chain, aluminum frame, wire, air tank. Upper right: wheel with wedgetop tread. Lower left: transmission gears. Lower right: tubes, wires, zip ties, distribution block.

Pitt vs. St. Johns

Pitt vs. St. Johns
Made by Lsianny85
my first attempt at sports photography. I'm just breaking into every field.... how bout that? I got a chance to sit on the baseline of my first basketball game and shoot the game with all the other pro photographers. Good times....

encore shenanigans on Vimeo by Lara

encore shenanigans on Vimeo by Lara
Made by the_way_finds_you
Dave Grohl & Taylor Hawkins, Foo Fighters Pittsburgh PA 26th July 2008 Watch this video on Vimeo. Video created by Lara.

Mr. President

Mr. President
Made by WDOphoto.com
Barack Obama addresses the crowd at a rally in the Peterson Event Center in Pittsburgh April 21st, 2008. The crowd to get into the Peterson before the door opened started on the University of Pittsburgh's lower campus.

Everlong on Vimeo by Lara

Everlong on Vimeo by Lara
Made by the_way_finds_you
Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters Pittsburgh PA 26th July 2008 Watch this video on Vimeo. Video created by Lara.

Obama Line

Obama Line
Made by WDOphoto.com
The line of people waiting to get into the Peterson Event Center for a Barack Obama rally April 21st stretched from Pitt's lower campus to the top of the hill behind the Peterson.

Teresa Heinz Kerry Face

Teresa Heinz Kerry Face
Made by WDOphoto.com
Is she doing her best Joker impersonation in anticipation of the new Batman movie or is that the face she makes when someone mentions 4 more years of a Clinton White House?

IMG_1132

IMG_1132
Made by Tim Parenti
Before embarking on a long journey to Hartford, CT, we met up at the Petersen Events Center, where the game clock was apparently still on, even at 22:00 on a Friday.

Battle for Position

Battle for Position
Made by 3PuttPar
Canon sx130 - Shutter Priority Mode set to 1/320 sec. ISO set to 800. Zoomed to about 9x. Shot from last few rows of the lower level.

Canon sx130 - Crop of the previous photo

Canon sx130 - Crop of the previous photo
Made by 3PuttPar
1024 x 768 version is 100% crop. Noisy but not bad for a point-and-shoot from this distance. The uncropped version is pretty clean.

Catwalk

Catwalk
Made by Cakebot
A billion miles above the floor of the Peterson Event Center. Setting up confetti cannons for the Pitt graduation ceremony.

042707_15461

042707_15461
Made by Tim Parenti
Old Pittsburgh tile in the Petersen Events Center, after hearing rumors that the tiling would be redone over the summer.

family members, see if you can spot the crowd in the background

family members, see if you can spot the crowd in the background
Made by alokemon
Outside the Pete after a long, tedious commencement. Unk took this picture of Shailu, me, mom and dad. What a guy!

California Dreaming

California Dreaming
Made by AlyssaJones37
The amazing and beautiful Katy Perry!! Taken at the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh, PA on June 23, 2011.

Petersen

Petersen
Made by carolclarinet
BigMac12121983, I don't know why, but you really like jumbotrons and scoreboards-- so this one's for you :D

IMG_2727

IMG_2727
Made by Tim Parenti
The , in its permanent location in the Petersen Events Center... until it's repainted for Homecoming 2008.

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011307_23201
Made by Tim Parenti
ESPN equipment boxes from when ESPN College Gameday broadcasted from the Petersen Events Center.

Perfect timing

Perfect timing
Made by carolclarinet
And perfect framing, and perfect zoom, and perfect focus... every once in a while I just get lucky.

IMG_0303

IMG_0303
Made by Tim Parenti
Pitt's drumline at the Battle of the Bands show with Grambling State in the Petersen Events Center.



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Salk Hall
Fitzgerald Field House
Scaife Hall
UPMC Presbyterian Hospital
  Former site of Pitt Stadium
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