Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham

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Cameron Indoor Stadium is an indoor arena located on the West Campus of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, United States. The 9,314-seat facility is the primary indoor athletic venue for the Duke Blue Devils and serves as the home court for Duke men's and women's basketball and women's volleyball. It opened in January 1940 and was known as Duke Indoor Stadium until 1972, when it was named for Eddie Cameron, who served at Duke as men's basketball coach from 1928 to 1942, football coach from 1942 to 1945, and athletic director from 1951 to 1972. The arena is located adjacent to its predecessor, Card Gymnasium, which opened in 1930.HistoryThe plans for the stadium were drawn up in 1935 by basketball coach Eddie Cameron. The stadium was designed by Julian Abele, who studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris, France. The same architectural firm that built the Palestra was brought in to build the new stadium. The arena was dedicated on January 6, 1940, having cost $400,000. At the time, it was the largest gymnasium in the country south of the Palestra at the University of Pennsylvania. Originally called "Duke Indoor Stadium", it was renamed for Cameron on January 22, 1972.
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  • September 20, 2017
    If you like sports, especially basketball this is the place to see if you are in the area. Walk the outer corridor and take in all the history. Arena itself is beautiful with wood and brass highlights...  more »
  • September 6, 2017
    Great atmosphere to watch Duke Basketball live! Even the uppermost seats have a good view as the stadium is that small! Join the Cameron Crazies in the cheers and jeers.  more »
  • September 6, 2017
    Just do it. Pay whatever you have to. This is a must on any sports fan's bucket list. Small but an electric atmosphere.  more »
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  • February 18, 2017
    As a Tar Heel fan for 20 years before attending NCSU, I feel I can offer an unbiased opinion. This is the best college basketball arena in the nation. It is just an amazing place to watch some hoops. If you happen to female and trying to use the restroom at halftime good luck.
  • June 16, 2017
    Had a tour of the facilities with Pete Moller, who told us about the history of the arena. He was fantastic. If you getbthe chance definitely take a tour with Pete.
  • June 14, 2017
    You don't see stadiums like this one. It is a one of a kind, it it has so much history and character.
  • July 1, 2017
    It was really good all I did is go to drop someone off
  • July 4, 2017
    I went to the duke basketball camp it was good but cameron is small

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