Air Canada Centre

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Air Canada Centre
The ACC, The Hangar
ACC on Bay St and CN Tower.JPG
Location 1909[1] Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5J 2X2
Coordinates 43°38′36″N 79°22′45″W / 43.64333°N 79.37917°W / 43.64333; -79.37917Coordinates: 43°38′36″N 79°22′45″W / 43.64333°N 79.37917°W / 43.64333; -79.37917
Broke ground March 12, 1997
Opened February 19, 1999
Owner Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
Operator Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
Construction cost C$265 million[2]
Architect Brisbin Brook Beynon Architects (Architect of Record)
HOK Sport
(Consulting Architects)[3]
Project Manager Clarendon Projects Ltd.
Structural engineer Yolles Partnership Inc.
Services engineer The Mitchell Partnership, Inc.
General Contractor PCL Constructors Western, Inc.
Capacity Basketball: 19,800, at least 20,511 with standing room
Hockey: 18,819, at least 20,270 with standing room
Lacrosse: 18,819
Concerts: 19,800
Theatre: 5,200
Field dimensions 665,000 square feet (61,800 m2)
Tenants
Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL) (1999–present)
Toronto Raptors (NBA) (1999–present)
Toronto Rock (NLL) (2001–present)
Toronto Phantoms (AFL) (2001–2002)

The Air Canada Centre is a sports arena in Toronto, Ontario. The arena opened in 1999, and is the current home to the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL), the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Toronto Rock of the National Lacrosse League (NLL). The arena is sponsored by Air Canada and is nicknamed the ACC and the Hangar. It holds 19,800 seats for basketball and 18,819 for hockey. It is owned by Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd.. The arena has also been the host of many concerts and WWE events over the years.

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Events and Tenants
Preceded by
SkyDome
Home of the
Toronto Raptors

1999 – present
Succeeded by
current
Preceded by
Maple Leaf Gardens
Home of the
Toronto Maple Leafs

1999 – present
Succeeded by
current
Preceded by
Maple Leaf Gardens
Home of the
Toronto Rock

2000 – present
Succeeded by
current
Preceded by
Hartford Civic Center
Home of the
Toronto Phantoms

2001 – 2002
Succeeded by
last arena
Preceded by
St. Pete Times Forum
Host of the
NHL All-Star Game

2000
Succeeded by
Pepsi Center
Preceded by
Madison Square Garden
Host of the
NBA All-Star Game

2016
Succeeded by
TBD
Preceded by
Ford Center
Host of
Unforgiven

2006
Succeeded by
FedExForum