It was the end of an era!
The capital of Hockeytown, Joe Louis Arena closed forever in 2017 after decades of serving as home of the Detroit Red Wings. Countless memories were made under that goofy blue ceiling, including some of the greatest on-ice performances and games that fans of the Red Wings have ever experienced.
Check out this amazing first-hand video captured inside the venue as demolition was already well-underway:
This video was posted to YouTube by “RnK All Day“, described as “The most legit husband and wife URBAN EXPLORING & ADVENTURE channel you will find on YouTube.” Their channel includes plenty of videos of exploration of abandoned sites.
A second video was also recently posted of inside exploration of The Joe while it was being taken down; this footage is courtesy of “Exploring With Josh”: