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Einar Nielsen Fieldhouse
Nielsen Fieldhouse.jpg
Location S. Campus Dr
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
Capacity 4,000
Opened September 12, 1939
Construction cost $175,000
Architect Ashton and Evans Architects[1]
University of Utah

The Einar Nielsen Fieldhouse was a multi-purpose arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. It opened in 1939. It was home to the University of Utah Utes basketball team prior to Jon M. Huntsman Center opening in 1969. In 1968, it hosted some games for the 1968 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. The building is now used as a fitness and recreation center.[2]


  1. ^ "Einar Nielsen Fieldhouse". University of Utah. 1998. Retrieved 2009-09-21. 
  2. ^ "Campus Recreation Services - The Field House". University of Utah. Retrieved 7 June 2010. 

Coordinates: 40°45′40″N 111°50′56″W / 40.761248°N 111.848907°W / 40.761248; -111.848907

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25 news items

Salt Lake Tribune
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 05:48:13 -0700

A partial weekend air conditioning-system failure on the University of Utah campus forced the school to cancel classes and programs Monday at eight locations. U of U officials said further decisions to move or cancel classes are likely as repair work ...

Deseret News

Deseret News
Tue, 02 Jun 2015 19:38:10 -0700

... to keep golfers practicing year-round. The cost for a new indoor golf facility would be more than $1 million and between $500,000 and $750,000 to refurbish an existing building such as Einar Nielsen Fieldhouse. Then there are operating costs on top ...
Salt Lake Tribune
Thu, 14 Feb 2013 09:33:31 -0800

Seeing Billy "The Hill" McGill at a recent University of Utah basketball game brought back many pleasant boyhood memories, especially after a visit to Einar Nielsen Fieldhouse. Many younger Ute fans may not realize that the tan brick building just ...

Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake Tribune
Sun, 12 Apr 2015 09:53:50 -0700

Having grown up watching Utah play basketball at the old Einar Nielsen Fieldhouse, the McCartheys enjoy the family bonding and relationships with players that they've developed. Interviewed last week, they were recovering from the emotional investment ...
Deseret News
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:34:34 -0800

Spent many an hour standing and sitting outside Einer Nielsen Fieldhouse waiting for a chance to get inside to watch the Utes play basketball. Got to sit on wooden benches. It was always cold. Waiting outside in the cold, wet and often snow was a More.

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
Sat, 14 Feb 2015 18:54:45 -0800

All-Iowa Robotics Scrimmage coming to Cedar Falls. CEDAR FALLS | Seven Iowa high schools teams will compete in a FIRST robotics scrimmage on Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. at Nielsen Fieldhouse o… Read more ...
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
Wed, 29 Jan 2014 10:02:10 -0800

The Center is temporarily housed at the Nielsen Fieldhouse, part of the structure left after demolition of Malcolm Price Lab School. "My hope is that we can keep it there long term because we just redesigned that space," Watson said. Schindler's ...
Salt Lake Tribune
Sun, 31 Mar 2013 16:14:43 -0700

The 1951 team was known as "The Homeless Cats" because the Smith Fieldhouse was under construction that year, so they used the University of Utah's Einar Nielsen Fieldhouse and Springville High School for their home games. Coached by Stan Watts, ...

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