Architecture on Ice: A History of the Hockey Arena (McGill-Queen's/Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation Studies in Art History)

Architecture on Ice: A History of the Hockey

Despite the legendary reputations of Madison Square Garden, Maple Leaf Gardens, and the Montreal Forum, skating rinks and hockey arenas may be North America’s most overlooked cultural buildings. Architecture on Ice reveals the central role they have played in influencing urban, social, and political life across the continent. In the first book to chart the development of skating rinks and arenas from their origins as simple wooden sheds to today’s fully wired, multi-purpose entertainment complexes, Howard Shubert examines how these buildings have been adapted to seasonal change and to a multitude of uses besides skating - from political rallies to rock concerts - and how these adaptations, in turn, have transformed skating, curling, and hockey. Revealing the ways in which arenas are sites where sport, culture, and commerce intersect, Architecture on Ice describes four distinct phases in the development of these buildings: the early rinks and arenas of the mid-nineteenth century to the early twentieth century, the Golden Era of 1920-31, the building boom in postwar arenas from 1960-83, and the postmodern hockey complexes built between 1990 and 2010. Lavishly illustrated with surprising, amusing, and previously unpublished images, Architecture on Ice explains how the constructi...

  • Brand: McGill-Queen s University Press
  • ASIN: 0773548130

Ice Skating Ballerina - Dance Challenge Arena

Ice Skating Ballerina - Dance Challenge

  • Brand: Cocoplay Limited
  • ASIN: B01MSAP76U

Minnesota Ice Arenas: A Picture Book of Indoor Ice Rinks in the State of Hockey

Minnesota Ice Arenas: A Picture Book of Indoor

Minnesota's ice arenas are featured in this creative look across the state. Pictures capture the unique characteristics of each rink, and interesting facts are included. Former Minnesota North Star Don Beaupre contributes the foreword.

  • Brand: Brand: D Media
  • ASIN: 0978795636

Heating up the Ice (Arena Series Book 1)

Heating up the Ice (Arena Series Book

Lloyd Kamooga, a professional hockey player that enjoys the simple things in life. He has nothing on his mind except his career and his family. He’s doing a good job of juggling family and career until he finds himself caught in a whirlwind when Keisha comes skating into his life. He is forces to decide if she will be the one he’ll take home to his family?Keisha Birch is going through life with her normal outgoing personality. She is focused on self and determined to make the best out of life. When she wins tickets to a professional hockey game her life takes an interesting turn. Her new love for the sport puts her in position to meet Lloyd. Does she want to take this relationship to the next level?When their different lives become intertwined will they be able to work things out as they Heat up the Ice?

  • ASIN: B00G9ZVC0W

Icehouses (Shire Library)

Icehouses (Shire

In the days before refrigeration, icehouses were designed to store ice in bulk for summertime use. This book examines icehouses in Britain, where they were built in increasing numbers from the early seventeenth century, initially to provide chilled refreshment for the wealthy. By the mid nineteenth century most country estates would have had one. Their design improved as scientific knowledge increased and, although the majority of icehouses remained plain, some exuberant structures were built. Commercial icehouses were erected to serve confectioners, grocers and the fishing industry, for which huge quantities of ice were imported from North America and Norway. A study of both the use and architecture of icehouses, this book sheds light on these fascinating buildings.This is a new, revised and extended version of the book using new research on icehouses from country houses, and including more information on some of the commercial icehouses, for example those used to preserve fish in great warehouses in Scottish fishing centres.

  • ASIN: 0747813000

GOAL! The Hockey Coloring Book (Dover Coloring Books)

GOAL! The Hockey Coloring Book (Dover Coloring

Hockey fans who like to color will love these 30 illustrations depicting the sport's highlights and history. Portraits of superstars include Gretzky, Orr, and Howe. Dramatic illustrations recapture game action with images of a slap shot, penalty box, and victories leading to the Stanley Cup and the Hockey Hall of Fame.

  • Brand: Dover
  • ASIN: 0486498891
  • UPC: 800759498895

The Freestyle Five of the Fairview Ice Arena (The Freestyle Five Adventure Series) (Volume 1)

The Freestyle Five of the Fairview Ice Arena

Four modern teenage girls—opinionated Alice Van Hoorn, girly-girl Hannah Melynovski, pessimistic Emmadale Willard, and levelheaded Jeanette Carson—and their ten-year-old companion, wise-cracking Jenny Rosenberg, are a group of talented figure skaters who are spending their summer free time at the Fairview Ice Arena when they overhear a strange conversation between two suspicious-looking men. When a new British friend, Jack Roddingham, arrives and reveals some information about the two shady characters, the girls are unexpectedly sent into a mysterious adventure. Things get even more baffling when Jack disappears. The mystery grows more and more puzzling until a sudden remembrance by Alice brings the adventure to a stunning close.

  • ASIN: 098866822X

Tales from the Pittsburgh Penguins Locker Room: A Collection of the Greatest Penguins Stories Ever Told (Tales from the Team)

Tales from the Pittsburgh Penguins Locker Room: A

Readers have the chance to meet the Pittsburgh Penguins, one of the wildest, wackiest, most wonderful sports franchises that ever waddled its way across North America. If Penguins fans are not shedding tears of sadness, they are crying for joy or simply laughing so hard they cannot stop. No franchise has survived more near-death experiences than this one, which twice went bankrupt and many times escaped the threat of relocation. In 1975, things were so tough that players had their postgame oranges taken away.Nevertheless, they have persevered. Known across the league as lovable losers for its first 24 years, the team began the climb to the top in the 1990s, winning the Stanley Cup twice in that decade and again in 2009 and 2016. In Tales from the Pittsburgh Penguins Locker Room, sportswriter Joe Starkey takes fans inside the locker rooms, onto the team buses (including the one defenseman Bryan “Bugsy” Watson hijacked), and behind the personalities that have shaped Penguins hockey since 1967.

  • Brand: SPORTS
  • ASIN: 1683580273

Wildcat Hockey: Ice Hockey at the University of New Hampshire

Wildcat Hockey: Ice Hockey at the University of

Ice hockey was established at the University of New Hampshire in 1914, but the first team was short-lived. Ten years later, football coach Hank Swasey put together a team that marked the official beginning of intercollegiate ice hockey at UNH. Wildcat Hockey: Ice Hockey at the University of New Hampshire documents the early years of the program with photographs of players, various outdoor rinks, and horse drawn ice scrapers. After a four-year absence during World War II, ice hockey returned to UNH in 1947.Wildcat Hockey includes photographs of the colorful players, whose success was enhanced by the installation of the first artificial ice rink in 1955 and the opening of Snively Arena in 1965. The hiring of coach Charlie Holt in 1968 and the transition to Division I marked a new era in ice hockey at UNH, as did the creation of its first women's ice hockey team in 1977. Wildcat Hockey provides a visual record of the exploits of the men and women who have put UNH on the collegiate ice hockey map. Their efforts are marked by the move to the Whittemore Center in 1995, to the 1998 Women's National Championship, and to regular trips to the Frozen Four for both teams. This collection draws on the rich photographic sources in the university archives and the campus photographic services.

  • ASIN: 1531607217
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