Dale Gleason took this time expose of the Civic Arena on July 4, 1962. The arena's roof could open three-quarters of the way, but because of its time-consuming nature, dome openings were reserved for special performances and flower shows. This night, Civic Light Opera began its first season at the Civic Arena with special guest Carol Burnett. Burnett took a microphone as the roof began to open and welcomed another guest. "Ladies and gentlemen, allow me to present...The Sky!" Find more Pittsburgh history through the link in our bio.
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