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American Airlines Center
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American Airlines Center
Location 2500 Victory Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75201
Coordinates 32°47′26″N 96°48′37″W / 32.79056°N 96.81028°W / 32.79056; -96.81028Coordinates: 32°47′26″N 96°48′37″W / 32.79056°N 96.81028°W / 32.79056; -96.81028
Broke ground September 1, 1999
Opened July 17, 2001
Owner Center Operating Company, L.P.
Construction cost USD $ 420 million
Architect David M. Schwarz/Architectural Services, Inc.
HKS, Inc.
Johnson/McKibben Architects, Inc.
Capacity Ice hockey: 18,532, 18,584 (standing room only)
Basketball: 21,041
Concerts: 21,000
Dallas Mavericks (NBA) (2001–present)
Dallas Stars (NHL) (2001–present)
Dallas Vigilantes (AFL) (2010–present)

The American Airlines Center (also known as the AAC) is a multi-purpose arena. It is in the Victory Park neighborhood, near downtown Dallas, Texas. It is currently used by the Dallas Stars, Dallas Mavericks and, Dallas Vigilantes. It is also used for concerts and entertainment.

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