601 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33132
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The exterior of the American Airlines Arena before a Miami Heat game. (Photo by Luis Bolaños)

The AmericanAirlines Arena is a sports and entertainment arena located in Downtown Miami, Florida along Biscayne Bay. It was constructed beginning in 1998 as a replacement for the Miami Arena and was designed by the architecture firms Arquitectonica and 360 Architecture. The Arena is home to the Miami Heat. It is also used for concerts and events. The arena seats over 19,000.