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Encyclopedia > Quicken Loans Arena
Quicken Loans Arena
"The Q"
Image:QuickenLoansArenaLogo.jpg
Quicken Loans Arena
Location One Center Court, Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Broke ground April 27, 1992
Opened 1994
Owner Gateway Economic Development Corp.

(CAVS/Quicken Loans Arena Company) Image File history File links QuickenLoansArenaLogo. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2048x1536, 1618 KB) Taken 3/5/2006: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. ... Nickname: The Forest City Motto: Progress and Prosperity Location in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio County Cuyahoga Founded 1796 Incorporated 1836 Mayor Frank G. Jackson (D) Area    - City 82. ... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ...

Operator Gateway Economic Development Corp. (CAVS/Quicken Loans Arena Company)
Construction cost $100 million USD
Architect Ellerbe Becket
Former names
Gund Arena (1994-2006)
Tenants
Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA) (1994-present)
Seats
20,562

Quicken Loans Arena (aka "The Q") is a multipurpose arena in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Until August 2005, it was known as Gund Arena, named for Gordon Gund, a former owner of the Cavaliers, after he paid for the naming rights. It is home to the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA. It was also home of the now-defunct Cleveland Lumberjacks of the IHL, the Cleveland Barons of the AHL, and the Cleveland Rockers of the WNBA. On May 16, 2006 it was announced that the Utah Grizzlies of the AHL would be moving to Cleveland to play in the Quicken Loans Arena. The arena was opened with a concert by Billy Joel on October 17, 1994 - the Cavaliers played the first game in the arena a few weeks later. ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 3. ... The Cleveland Cavaliers (also known as the Cavs) is a professional basketball team based in Cleveland, Ohio. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... ARENA may refer to either: Nationalist Republican Alliance, a political party in El Salvador. ... Panorama of Cleveland in 1909 Downtown Cleveland in 2006 Downtown Cleveland is the central business district of the City of Cleveland and Northeast Ohio. ... Nickname: The Forest City Motto: Progress and Prosperity Location in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio County Cuyahoga Founded 1796 Incorporated 1836 Mayor Frank G. Jackson (D) Area    - City 82. ... Gordon Gund was formely the principal owner of the NBA franchise the Cleveland Cavaliers, a co-owner of the San Jose Sharks NHL team, and remains the CEO of Gund Investment Corporation. ... The Cleveland Cavaliers (also known as the Cavs) is a professional basketball team based in Cleveland, Ohio. ... The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the worlds premier womens swimming league and one of the four major professional sports leagues of North America. ... Cleveland Lumberjacks The Cleveland Lumberjacks moved to Cleveland in 1992 from Muskegon, MI. They were a member of the International Hockey League and were in the Central Divison in the Eastern Conference. ... The International Hockey League (IHL) was a professional ice hockey league in the United States and Canada from 1945 to 2001. ... The name Cleveland Barons has been used by several professional hockey teams. ... The American Hockey League (AHL) is regarded as the top professional hockey league in North America outside the National Hockey League (NHL) for which it serves as the primary developmental circuit. ... The Cleveland Rockers were a Womens National Basketball Association team. ... The Womens National Basketball Association or WNBA is an organization governing a professional basketball league for women in the United States. ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (137th in leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... William Martin Billy Joel (born May 9, 1949, in Bronx, New York) is an American singer, pianist, and songwriter. ... October 17 is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ...


The arena replaced the Coliseum at Richfield, which was becoming outdated and was inconveniently located well south of Cleveland, near Akron. Part of the Gateway Project to revitalize downtown Cleveland, the arena and neighboring Jacobs Field were paid for with a sin tax on alcohol and tobacco. In the summer of 2005, Cavaliers majority owner Dan Gilbert renovated the newly named Quicken Loans Arena, with new seats, state of the art scoreboards, video systems, sound systems, arena graphics, signage, security, locker rooms, and suite upgrades all in place for the start of the Cavaliers 2005-2006 season. The Coliseum at Richfield was an arena formerly located in Richfield Township, Summit County, Ohio. ... Nickname: The Rubber Capital of the World Location within the state of Ohio Country United States State Ohio County Summit Mayor Don Plusquellic (D) Area    - City 161. ... The Gateway Sports and Entertainment Complex, located in Cleveland, Ohio, consists of Jacobs Field and Gund Arena. ... Jacobs Field (informally called The Jake) is a baseball stadium located in the middle of downtown Cleveland, Ohio. ... A Sin tax is a euphemism for a tax specifically levied on certain generally socially-proscribed goods - usually alcohol and tobacco. ... Functional group of an alcohol molecule. ... Species Nicotiana acuminata Nicotiana alata Nicotiana attenuata Nicotiana benthamiana Nicotiana clevelandii Nicotiana excelsior Nicotiana forgetiana Nicotiana glauca Nicotiana glutinosa Nicotiana langsdorffii Nicotiana longiflora Nicotiana obtusifolia Nicotiana paniculata Nicotiana plumbagifolia Nicotiana quadrivalvis Nicotiana repanda Nicotiana rustica Nicotianasuaveolens Nicotiana sylvestris Nicotiana tabacum Nicotiana tomentosa Ref: ITIS 30562 as of August 26, 2005... Daniel (Dan) Gilbert is the Chairman and Founder of Quicken Loans Inc. ... The Quicken Loans Corporation is the largest online retail home mortgage lending firm in the US, according to National Mortgage News. ... A scoreboard is a large board for publicly displaying the score in a game or match. ... The 2005-06 NBA season was the 60th season of the National Basketball Association. ...

The "Q" seats a maximum of 20,562 for basketball, including 2,000 in the club seats, and 92 luxury suites. It has served as the site of the Mid-American Conference's men's basketball tournament since 2000 and the women's basketball tournament since 2001. It was the site of WWF/WWE SummerSlam 1996, the 2000 US Figure Skating Championships, the American version of WWF No Mercy 1999, WWF Invasion 2001, WWE Survivor Series 2004 some episodes of Monday Night RAW and Friday Night SmackDown!, and the 1997 NBA All-Star Game. The facility will host the 2007 NCAA Women's Final Four. Image File history File links Quicken_logo_123. ... Luxury box or luxury suite is the North American term for a special seating section in arenas, stadiums and other sports venues. ... The Mid-American Conference is a College Athletic Conference whose members are located mainly in the Midwestern United States; nine of the schools are in Ohio and Michigan alone. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... This article is about the year 2001. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... SummerSlam 1996 was the ninth annual SummerSlam professional wrestling pay per view event from the World Wrestling Federation (now World Wrestling Entertainment). ... WWE No Mercy is an annual World Wrestling Entertainment pay-per-view event. ... WWF Invasion (alternatively billed as Invasion: WCW/ECW vs. ... Official Survivor Series logo. ... WWE Raw is the Monday night professional wrestling television program for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and is the primary broadcast of the Raw brand. ... WWE Friday Night SmackDown! is a professional wrestling television program for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and is the flagship broadcast of the SmackDown! brand. ... 1997 NBA All-Star Game Logo 47th NBA All-Star Game. ... The 2007 NCAA Womens Division I Basketball Championships will commence March 17, 2007 and conclude April 3 of that same year. ...


On November 24, 2006 at the Quicken Loans Arena Axl Rose called the Eagles of Death Metal the "Pigeons of Shit Metal." Tommy Stinson took his bass off and threw it on the floor saying "Fuck you, that's it".[1] After refusing to play four songs Stinson went back on stage, and two days later he officially denied these claims.[2] Axl Rose (born William Bruce Rose, Jr. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Current Guns N Roses bass player Tommy Stinson Tommy Stinson (born Thomas Eugene Stinson, 6 October 1966 in Minneapolis, USA), currently a member of Guns N Roses, was one of the founding members of the legendary 1980s alternative band The Replacements. ...


References

  1. ^ "Eagles of Death Metal Lash Out at Guns and Roses", nme.com, November 29, 2006. Retrieved on 2006-11-18.
  2. ^ "GUNS N' ROSES Bassist: We Are 'Getting Along Better Than We Ever Have'", Dec. 2, 2006. Retrieved on 2006-11-18.

2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ...

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Preceded by
Richfield Coliseum
19741994
Home of the
Cleveland Cavaliers
1994–present
Succeeded by
current

Coordinates: 41°29′48″N, 81°41′17″W The Coliseum at Richfield was an arena formerly located in Richfield, Ohio. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... The Cleveland Cavaliers (also known as the Cavs) is a professional basketball team based in Cleveland, Ohio. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

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Quicken Loans Arena - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (300 words)
Quicken Loans Arena (aka "The Q") is a multipurpose arena in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
The arena replaced the Coliseum at Richfield, which was becoming outdated and was inconveniently located well south of Cleveland, nearer to Akron.
Part of the Gateway Project to revitalize downtown Cleveland, the arena and neighboring Jacobs Field were paid for with a sin tax on alcohol and tobacco.
Quicken Loans Arena (2966 words)
Quicken Loans Arena is home to both the National Basketball Association's Cleveland Cavaliers, the Women's National Basketball Association's Cleveland Rockers, and the International Hockey League's Cleveland Lumberjacks.
Quicken Loans Arena has a regulation sized practice basketball court that is a replica floor of the original CAVS main court.
Quicken Loans Arena was pre-wired with a token-ring hook-up, which enables the CAVS to offer stats monitors to media members located courtside, but it also provides for stat monitors and printers to be used in various locations off of the main floor.
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