Renderings of proposed renovations to UD Arena. The $72 million in renovations will feature new premier seating, an expanded concourse and changes to the building’s exterior. CONTRIBUTED

PHOTOS: What will the UD Arena renovations look like when they’re done?

UD Arena is undergoing a $72 million renovation to transform the historic arena into an environmentally conscious, state-of-the-art facility, University officials said this week.

The renovation is timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the arena.

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Renderings of proposed renovations to UD Arena. The $72 million in renovations will feature new premier seating, an expanded concourse and changes to the building’s exterior. CONTRIBUTED

Above: A new concourse will sweep around the arena.

Renderings of proposed renovations to UD Arena. The $72 million in renovations will feature new premier seating, an expanded concourse and changes to the building’s exterior. CONTRIBUTED

Above: New club seating will be added atop the 200 level.

Renderings of proposed renovations to UD Arena. The $72 million in renovations will feature new premier seating, an expanded concourse and changes to the building’s exterior. CONTRIBUTED

Above: An aerial rendering of UD Arena.

Renderings of proposed renovations to UD Arena. The $72 million in renovations will feature new premier seating, an expanded concourse and changes to the building’s exterior. CONTRIBUTED

Above: A new scoreboard will be installed.

Renderings of proposed renovations to UD Arena. The $72 million in renovations will feature new premier seating, an expanded concourse and changes to the building’s exterior. CONTRIBUTED

Above: A new lobby will greet basketball fans.

Renderings of proposed renovations to UD Arena. The $72 million in renovations will feature new premier seating, an expanded concourse and changes to the building’s exterior. CONTRIBUTED
Photo: Cameron McRae

Above: A new lobby will greet basketball fans.

Renderings of proposed renovations to UD Arena. The $72 million in renovations will feature new premier seating, an expanded concourse and changes to the building’s exterior. CONTRIBUTED

Above: New terrace seating will be built in all four corners of the arena.

Renderings of proposed renovations to UD Arena. The $72 million in renovations will feature new premier seating, an expanded concourse and changes to the building’s exterior. CONTRIBUTED

Above: New club lounges will be built for club seat guests in the 200s.

Renderings of proposed renovations to UD Arena. The $72 million in renovations will feature new premier seating, an expanded concourse and changes to the building’s exterior. CONTRIBUTED

Above: New concessions and viewing areas will be built atop the 400 level opposite the player benches.

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