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Philips Arena - Atlanta, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 33° 45.408 W 084° 23.733
16S E 741231 N 3738237
Quick Description: Philips Arena is the home of Atlanta Thrashers , NHL, the Atlanta Hawks, NBA, and the Atlanta Dream, WNBA. Located on Centennial Olympic Park Dr, next to the CNN Center, Atlanta, GA.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 7/25/2010 3:34:09 PM
Waymark Code: WM9B4K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella
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Long Description:
Philips Arena is the home of Atlanta Thrashers , NHL, the Atlanta Hawks, NBA, and the Atlanta Dream, WNBA. Located on Centennial Olympic Park Dr, next to the CNN Center, Atlanta, GA. "Philips Arena is an indoor arena in Atlanta, Georgia.

Completed in 1999 at a cost of $213.5 million, it is home to the Atlanta Thrashers of the National Hockey League, the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association, and the Atlanta Dream of the Women's National Basketball Association.

It is owned and operated by Atlanta Spirit, LLC, the group of investors that also owns the Hawks and Thrashers."

"On March 14, 2008, an EF2 Tornado struck near Philips Arena. The arena only received minor exterior damage."

Source: Wikipedia Philips Arena

Offical web sites
Atlanta Thrashers
Atlanta Hawks
It's the home of which team(s)?: Atlanta Thrashers , NHL, the Atlanta Hawks, NBA, and the Atlanta Dream, WNBA

Which professional sports are played here?: Hockey and Basketball

Capacity (number of seats): 18,729 for basketball and 18,545 for ice hockey

Opening Date: 1/1/1999

Venue's Website or Team's Website: [Web Link]

Guided Tours: Not Listed

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