NBA arenas

Verizon Center

Previous names: MCI Center (1997-2006)

NBA team: Washington Wizards

Verizon Center
Verizon Center
  • Address: 601 F Street Northwest, Washington, D.C. 20004
  • Capacity (basketball): 20,356 seats
  • Opened: Tuesday, December 2, 1997
  • Replaced team arena: Capital Centre
  • Architect: Ellerbe Becket, Inc.
  • Construction cost: $260 million (At the time of construction. Renovation projects not included)
  • Property: Private
  • Owner: Monumental Sports and Entertainment
  • Management: Monumental Sports and Entertainment
  • Other current tenants: Washington Capitals (NHL), Georgetown Hoyas (NCAA), Washington Mystics (WNBA), Washington Valor (AFL)
  • Official website: http://verizoncenter.monumentalsportsnetwork.com/

Current court design

Verizon Center