Goodbye, Key Arena

I was out for a walk with a friend this afternoon when we saw the sign for Seattle’s Key Arena coming down by helicopter.

A helicopter hovering above leafy trees. A bright sun streams light down.The iconic red Key sign sits on the ground next to a construction site. A white helicopter sits nearby.The metallic shallow-angled roof of the former Key Area shines beneath the setting sun. The apex of the roof is bare - no more sign.

It’s the end of an era! I’m looking forward to our new hockey team, but I don’t know anyone who likes the new name: Climate Pledge Arena