Butler University to sell Hinkle Fieldhouse seats

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Call it a chance to own a piece of Hinkle Fieldhouse history.

On June 7, Butler University and People for Urban Progress (PUP) will be selling several hundred seats that were removed from the fieldhouse as part of ongoing renovation. An exclusive pre-sale will be held the day before for Butler men's basketball season-ticket holders.

The seats are going for $100 each and will be for sale from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the CUE Farm at Butler, located next to the intramural fields west of 52nd Street and Boulevard Place. Buyers should be prepared to carry away their seats after completing the purchase.

Proceeds will raise money for PUP to do public installations of seats around Indianapolis, and for Hinkle Fieldhouse renovations.

PUP is a non-profit that focuses on repurposing discarded materials for the public. The group was involved in a project to turn seats from Bush Stadium into bus stop benches. 

Hinkle Fieldhouse's $34 million renovation is due to finish up in October.