State Farm Arena
Indoor arena located in Atlanta, Georgia
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|Former names||Philips Arena (1999–2018)|
|Address||1 State Farm Drive|
|Public transit||Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit AuthorityDome / GWCC / Philips Arena / CNN Center Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority Peachtree Center|
|Owner||Atlanta-Fulton County Recreation Authority|
|Field size||680,000 sq ft (63,000 m2)|
|Broke ground||June 5, 1997|
|Opened||September 18, 1999|
|Construction cost||$213.5 million|
($328 million in 2019 dollars)
$192.5 million (2017–2018 renovations)
|Architect||Populous (then HOK Sport)|
|Project manager||Barton Malow|
|Structural engineer||Thornton Tomasetti|
|Services engineer||M-E Engineers, Inc.|
|General contractor||Atlanta Arena Constructors (AAC), a joint venture of Beers Construction Co., Holder Construction Co., H.J. Russell & Co. and C.D. Moody Construction Co.|
|Atlanta Hawks (NBA) (1999–present)|
Atlanta Thrashers (NHL) (1999–2011)
Georgia Force (AFL) (2002, 2005–2007)
Atlanta Dream (WNBA) (2008–2016, 2019)
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (NCAA) (2011–2012)
State Farm Arena (formerly Philips Arena) is a multi-purpose indoor arena located in Atlanta, Georgia. The arena serves as the home venue for the National Basketball Association (NBA)'s Atlanta Hawks. It also served as home to the National Hockey League's Atlanta Thrashers from 1999 to 2011, before the team moved to Winnipeg, as well as the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA)'s Atlanta Dream from 2008 to 2016 and 2019. It opened in 1999 at a cost of $213.5 million, replacing the Omni Coliseum. It is owned by the Atlanta Fulton County Recreation Authority and operated by the Hawks, owned by Tony Ressler along with a group of investors including Grant Hill.
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