The Duluth Arena-Auditorium Administrative Board on Nov. 26, 1963, completed purchase of 16 acres of the 23-acre arena waterfront site from three firms for a total of $318,538. Completing transfer of deeds for the property are, seated from left, T.O. Kirkvold, assistant passenger agent for Northern Pacific Railway Co.; F.S. Laskowski, vice president of Zalk-Josephs Co.; Louis Z. Zalk, president of Duluth Iron & Metal Co., representing Hyman-Michaels Co.; Robert Prescott, arena board president; and A.C. Josephs, president of Zalk-Josephs. Standing are, from left, Thomas Plante, assistant city attorney; John Killen, attorney; and board members Leonard Underdahl, J.E. Montague, Robert Dettman, Mrs. Perry Gallagher, Paul Miller and Manley Goldfine. (News-Tribune file photo)

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