The Celtics In 7, The Shelter in 62 or 63

The above photo, submitted by our lead correspondent Tim, is an screenshot from the CBS Sports coverage of Game 5 of the Celtics-Lakers series of the 1984 NBA Finals. The game took place at the Boston Garden on June 7, 1984 and an interior Fallout Shelter sign can be seen on the upper wall behind the people entering the turnstiles.

The Boston Garden opened in 1928 and closed for good on September 28, 1995. It housed not only the Boston Celtics, but the Boston Bruins and was host to a variety of concerts and shows. I distinctly remember an exterior Fallout Shelter sign on the building facing Causeway Street, but could never find a picture to verify it. This picture shows it was in fact a shelter, although I’m not sure where the shelter area in the arena was.

If anyone has any information on the shelter inside the arena, or photos showing shelter signs, please send them along.

©️2020 Fallout Five Zero

Image from CBS Sports Coverage, June 7, 1984 and owned by Columbia Broadcasting System.

Special thanks to Lead Correspondent Tim for finding and submitting this screenshot.

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