|Location:||Chicago, United States of America|
|Capacity:||Concerts: 23,500, Basketball: 20,917 with standing room at least 23,129, Hockey: 19,717 (with standing room at least 22,428)|
Named after the corporate sponsor United Airlines, the United Center is a famous indoor sports arena, located in the neighbourhood in Chicago, Illinois. It is home to the Chicago Bulls and the Chicago Blackhawks belonging to the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Hockey League (NHL), respectively. Both operate the stadium on the basis of 50-50 partnership. The plan to build the stadium was first conceptualized by "Bulls" owner Jerry Reinsdorf and the "Blackhawks" owner Bill Wirtz. The construction came to a culmination in 1994, and the arena was inaugurated in the same year on 8th August. It covers an area of 960,000 square feet. Its arena regarding physical size is considered to be the largest in the United States of America.