- Atlantic City Convention Center
The Atlantic City Convention Center is located in Atlantic City,
The Center was developed in part as an aspect of the city's ongoing attempt to recreate itself as a year-round destination rather than a mere summer resort — the same thought process that later led to its development as the first major
gamblingcenter in the U.S. outside of Nevadain modern times.
Opening in 1997, the center includes convert|500000|sqft|m2|abbr=on of showroom space, 5 exhibit halls, 45 meeting rooms, a garage with 1,400 parking spaces, and an adjacent
It is the home of the
New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association high schoolwrestling championships.
Outside the convention center is an interactive bronze statue of
Bert Parksholding a crown. When a visitor puts their head inside the crown, sensors activate a recorded playback of his "There She Is..." line through speakers hidden behind nearby bushes. [ [http://www.peoplevisionfx.com/projects.htm PeopleVision FX Selected Projects] , accessed December 4, 2006]
The Center is directly connected to a terminal for New Jersey Transit's
Atlantic City Linetrain line to Philadelphia.
Boardwalk Hall, previously known as Convention Hall, is home of the Boardwalk Hall Auditorium Organ, dubbed the world's largest pipe organ. [ [http://www.acchos.org/html/introduction.html Atlantic City Convention Hall Organ Society: Introduction] , accessed June 27, 2006]
* [http://www.accenter.com Atlantic City Convention Center]
* [http://www.atlanticcitynj.com Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority]
* [http://www.missamerica.org Miss America Organization]
* [http://www.njsiaa.org New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association]
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