Verizon Center

Description of Place

In the Verizon Center there is about 20,000 seats multi puorpose sports and entertainment. In downtown DC Chinatown. Its a multi purpose stadium fun fact there are 106 luxurry suites. The arena is home to the NBA’s Washington Wizards, the NHL’s Washington Capitals, the WNBA’s Washington Mystics and the NCAA’s Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball team. There Hosting an average of 220 events per year, Verizon Center is the heart of a $8.1 billion redevelopment that began 16 years ago

History of the Verizon Center

  • The Verizon center opened December 2, 1997.The Verizon Center has been open for 17 years. The owner of the Verizon Center is Ted Leonsis. The Verizon Center has hosted high-profile events. There have had 40,000,000 been to more than 3,300 events. In terms of history, only two events have taken place each of the past 16 years at Verizon Center

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Events or Trends


The top 3 important events are 1998 stanley cup finals, NBA allstar games, 2003 world figure skating championship