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Toyota Center
On November 7, 2000, Houston voters approved construction of a multi-purpose downtown arena, by a vote of 65% to 35%. The location of the Toyota Center is near the George R. Brown Convention Center and the Hilton Americas Convention Center Hotel.

The groundbreaking ceremony took place July 31, 2001, and the arena opened to the public in September 2003. It serves as the home of the Houston Rockets.

The Toyota Center is designed to hold 18,500 spectators for basketball, while accommodating 17,800 and 19,000 for hockey and concerts respectively. See what the pros see at Toyota Center. Tours open to the public by reservation, call 713.758.7715.

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