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Great Expectations at the Dean Dome


Most Carolina basketball fans have great expectations each time they enter the Dean Dome, but most probably don't know that expectations were high long before hoops and basketballs came near the place. On the very first day of construction on the Dean E. Smith Center back in 1982, when all you could see was sea of hard red clay, Joe Hakan, from the architectural firm Hakan/Corley & Associates, gathered all the contractors together for a chat. (Chapelboro.com)

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