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Encyclopedia > Toyota Center
Toyota Center
Toyota Center at night
Location: Houston, Texas
29.7507° N 95.3620° W
Opened: October 6, 2003
Capacity: Basketball:18,300
Ice Hockey:17,800
Concerts:up to 19,000
Current Ownership: City of Houston
Architect: HOK Sport + Venue + Event

The Toyota Center is a sports stadium located at 1510 Polk Street in Downtown Houston, Texas. Download high resolution version (1334x1200, 59 KB)Toyota Center pic File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... City nickname: Space City Location Location in the state of Texas Government Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Mayor Bill White Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 601. ... October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in Leap years). ... 2003 (MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Basketball is very popular in U.S. colleges. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... A concert comprises a performance, usually involving some degree of formality, and particularly a performance featuring music. ... Downtown Houston from Buffalo Bayou Downtown Houston is Houstons largest business district. ... Houston redirects here. ... ...


Named after the Japanese automobile manufacturer Toyota, the Toyota Center houses three sports teams. Toyota redirects here. ...

The sports teams had pressured the city for a new stadium to be built, which replaced the Compaq Center, formerly the Summit. The Toyota Center is their new home. NBA logo, depicting former star Jerry West The National Basketball Association, more popularly known as the NBA, is the worlds premier mens professional basketball league and one of the major professional sports leagues of North America. ... Image of a man on the Pioneer plaque sent to interstellar space A man is a male human adult, in contrast to an adult female, which is a woman. ... Basketball is very popular in U.S. colleges. ... The Houston Rockets are a National Basketball Association team based in Houston, Texas. ... The WNBA logo, “Logo Woman”, was selected out of 50 different designs. ... Image of a woman on the Pioneer plaque sent to outer space. ... The Houston Comets are a Womens National Basketball Association team. ... This logo is being used to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the AHLs founding. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The Houston Aeros are an American Hockey League team located in Houston, Texas. ... The Compaq Center, once named The Summit was a basketball and hockey arena in Houston, Texas. ...


In early 2003, the Houston Metro area lost the bid for a Toyota manufacturing facility in response to the poor air quality in the region; San Antonio won the bid for a manufacturing facility. In return for the Houston Metro's loss where job creation could have been, it was decided that Toyota decided to grant the naming rights for the downtown sports arena. Downtown San Antonio as viewed from the Tower of the Americas Nickname: Alamo City Location in Texas Founded Incorporated 1731   County Bexar County Mayor Phil Hardberger Area  - Total  - Water 1,067. ...


The first event after the opening ceremony of the Toyota Center was a Fleetwood Mac concert. Fleetwood Mac during their 1970s commercial heyday. ...


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The interior of the stadium, during an ice hockey game
The interior of the stadium, during an ice hockey game
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Current arenas in the Women's National Basketball Association
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Charlotte Bobcats Arena | Conseco Fieldhouse | Madison Square Garden | MCI Center | Mohegan Sun Arena | Palace of Auburn Hills | UIC Pavilion ARCO Arena | KeyArena | SBC Center | Staples Center | Target Center | Toyota Center | US Airways Center
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