|Location:||Seattle, United States of America|
|Capacity:||Basketball: 17,072; Ice Hockey: 15,177; End-stage: 16,641; Center-stage: 17,459|
The KeyArena is a multi-purpose stadium, located in Seattle, Washington. The arena was formerly called Washington State Pavilion in the year 1962 and the Washington State Coliseum from 1962 to 1964. The City of Seattle owns the stadium and is operated by Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG). The construction work to build the stadium started on 12th May 1960 and took two years to complete. An estimated amount of US$7 million was spent on it. The chief architect who built the stadium were Paul A. Thiry, FAIA, Architect. Peter H. Hostmark and Associates was the Structural Engineers, and Howard S. Wright Construction was the General Contractor. The KeyArena was finally opened to the spectators on 21st April 1962. The arena also underwent multiple renovations in 1964 and from the year 1994 to 1995. Various prominent teams such as Seattle Storm (WNBA), the Seattle Redhawks, and Rat City Rollergirls use the arena for their home games.