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Lexington Center

The Lexington Center
The Shops at Lexington Center
Former names Lexington Civic Center
Location 430 West Vine Street
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Owner City of Lexington
Surface Multi-surface
Opened 1976
General contractor Hunt Construction

The Lexington Center is an entertainment, convention and sports complex located on an 11-acre (45,000 m2) site in downtown Lexington, Kentucky.[1] It features a convention center, a shopping mall, the Hyatt Regency Hotel, and Rupp Arena. It opened in 1976.[2]


  • Components 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Interior of Opera House, 1898
  • Rupp Arena, a 24,000 seat arena, the world's largest when it was constructed.
  • The 1,000-seat Lexington Opera House, located at the corner of Broadway and Short Streets.
  • A 95,000 square feet (8,800 m2) three-level shopping mall.
  • A 366-room Hyatt Regency Hotel.
  • A 70,000 square feet (6,500 m2) convention center.
  • Triangle Park

See also


  1. ^ "Lexington Center." Lexington Center Corporation. Brochure.
  2. ^ Berman, Michelle. "The road east new business, new life at the other end of Main." 27 Dec. 1987. Herald-Leader [Lexington]. 9 Nov. 2006.

External links

  • Official website
  • Official website of Rupp Arena
  • Official website of the Lexington Opera House
  • Official website of Triangle Park
  • Hyatt Regency Lexington

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