Little Caesars Arena

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Little Caesars Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Midtown Detroit.wikipedia
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Detroit Red Wings

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Opened on September 5, 2017, the arena, which cost $862.9 million to construct, succeeded both Joe Louis Arena and The Palace of Auburn Hills as the homes of the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL) and the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA), respectively.
They moved into the new Little Caesars Arena beginning with the 2017–18 season.

Detroit Pistons

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Opened on September 5, 2017, the arena, which cost $862.9 million to construct, succeeded both Joe Louis Arena and The Palace of Auburn Hills as the homes of the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL) and the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA), respectively.
The Pistons compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Central Division and plays its home games at Little Caesars Arena, located in Midtown.

Joe Louis Arena

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Opened on September 5, 2017, the arena, which cost $862.9 million to construct, succeeded both Joe Louis Arena and The Palace of Auburn Hills as the homes of the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL) and the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA), respectively.
In April 2017, the Red Wings hosted their final game at Joe Louis Arena; the venue was succeeded by Little Caesars Arena.

Midtown Detroit

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Little Caesars Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Midtown Detroit.

National Hockey League

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Opened on September 5, 2017, the arena, which cost $862.9 million to construct, succeeded both Joe Louis Arena and The Palace of Auburn Hills as the homes of the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL) and the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA), respectively.

Cass Corridor

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It was designed to be the flagship of a new $2.1 billion 650,000 sqft sports and entertainment district, The District Detroit, with mixed-use neighborhoods with new residential and retail outlets located around the Cass Corridor, Ford Field, and Comerica Park.
Little Caesars Arena, open since September 5, 2017 as the new home of the NHL's Detroit Red Wings and the NBA's Detroit Pistons, is on the west side of Woodward Avenue near I-75.

Great Lakes Invitational

Wilson also stated its commitment to continue hosting the annual collegiate Great Lakes Invitational at the arena, provided the universities involved maintained their desire to participate.
The Great Lakes Invitational (GLI) is a four-team National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men's ice hockey tournament held annually at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit around the New Year's holiday as part of College Hockey in the D.

National Basketball Association

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Opened on September 5, 2017, the arena, which cost $862.9 million to construct, succeeded both Joe Louis Arena and The Palace of Auburn Hills as the homes of the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL) and the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA), respectively.

2016–17 Detroit Pistons season

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Pistons owner Tom Gores, Palace Sports & Entertainment vice chairman Arn Tellem, and Olympia Entertainment had been in negotiations over a partnership since the summer of 2015, with talks intensifying just as the Pistons were set to open their 2016–17 season; the terms also included a possible merger between Olympia and the Pistons' holding company Palace Sports & Entertainment.
They moved to the new Little Caesars Arena in Detroit for the 2017–18 season.

Ilitch Holdings

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The new arena would be owned by the city's Downtown Development Authority and its land would be leased to Olympia Entertainment, a subsidiary of the Red Wings' parent company, Ilitch Holdings, rent free for a long term.
Ilitch Holdings subsidiaries manage Detroit's Fox Theatre, City Theatre, Comerica Park, DTE Energy Music Theatre, Michigan Lottery Amphitheater, Meadow Brook Amphitheater, and the Little Caesars Arena.

The Palace of Auburn Hills

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Opened on September 5, 2017, the arena, which cost $862.9 million to construct, succeeded both Joe Louis Arena and The Palace of Auburn Hills as the homes of the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL) and the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA), respectively.
In October 2016, it was reported that the Pistons' ownership were negotiating a possible relocation to Little Caesars Arena, a new multi-purpose venue located in Midtown Detroit built by Olympia Entertainment to replace Joe Louis Arena as home of the NHL's Detroit Red Wings, as soon as the 2017–18 season.

Olympia Entertainment

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The new arena would be owned by the city's Downtown Development Authority and its land would be leased to Olympia Entertainment, a subsidiary of the Red Wings' parent company, Ilitch Holdings, rent free for a long term.
It owns or manages the Detroit Red Wings, the Detroit Tigers, the Fox Theatre, Joe Louis Arena (management), Comerica Park (management), Cobo Arena (management), City Theatre, Hockeytown Café, as well as the new Little Caesars Arena, home of the Red Wings and Detroit Pistons.

M-1 (Michigan highway)

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The district, which would complement the QLINE streetcar, was primarily built on vacant land near the Cass Corridor along Woodward Avenue, and would incorporate five distinct neighborhoods with new residential and apartment units and European-influenced designs.
North of the freeway, M-1 passes Little Caesars Arena, home of the National Hockey League's Detroit Red Wings and the National Basketball Association's Detroit Pistons.

HOK (firm)

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Little Caesars Arena was designed by HOK, and features a unique "deconstructed" layout.

Wayne State University

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, beyond a new Little Caesars world headquarters across from Comerica Park, and the new Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business neighboring Little Caesars Arena, both of which have ties to the Ilitch family, little of the promised redevelopment tied to the arena has yet to materialize.
Wayne State University is located at the heart of Detroit's Cultural Center Historic District and amongst many notable Detroit institutions and attractions, including the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Detroit Historical Museum, the Michigan Science Center, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, the Detroit Opera House/Michigan Opera Theatre, Detroit Symphony Orchestra/Orchestra Hall, Comerica Park, Ford Field, Little Caesars Arena, the Fox Theatre, the Fisher Theatre, Grand Circus Park, and Campus Martius Park.

Horizon League Men's Basketball Tournament

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As part of a contract carried over from Joe Louis Arena, Little Caesars Arena hosted the Horizon League's men's and women's basketball tournaments until 2019, under the blanket title Motor City Madness.
It was held at Joe Louis Arena in 2016 and 2017, and moved to Little Caesars Arena beginning in 2018.

Little Caesars

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On February 11, 2016, it was reported that a local businessman had sold the domain name "littlecaesarsarena.com" three weeks earlier to an international brokerage firm for "five figures", which suggested that Little Caesars, a pizza chain also owned by the Ilitch family, had acquired the naming rights to the new arena.
In 2017, to coincide with the opening of Little Caesars Arena, the company launched a slightly updated logo, which removed the Caesar's chest hair, updated the wreath, and updated the toga to have hidden letters spelling "LC" for "Little Caesars".

2017–18 NBA season

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In late October 2016, it was reported that the Detroit Pistons were considering a move from The Palace of Auburn Hills to Little Caesars Arena as soon as the 2017–18 season, pending city and league approval.

Park Avenue Hotel (Detroit)

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The Detroit Historic District Commission approved the demolition of the Park Avenue Hotel on June 10, 2015 to make room for what will be the arena's loading dock.
The building was acquired by the development arm of Olympia Entertainment and the Detroit Historic District Commission approved its demolition to make room for the loading dock for Little Caesars Arena, home of the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Pistons.

2020 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament

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The 2020 NCAA Men's Frozen Four will be held at Little Caesars Arena, hosted by Michigan State University.
The tournament's Frozen Four – the semifinals and finals – will be hosted by Michigan State University and the Detroit Sports Commission at the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan.

2013 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament

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Although the nearby Palace of Auburn Hills hosted preliminary rounds of the Tournament in 2013, this was the Tournament's first visit to Detroit since the city hosted the 2009 Final Four at Ford Field.
There is no future date set for the Frank Erwin Center to host, and the Palace closed in 2017, replaced with Little Caesars Arena in downtown Detroit, which will host early round games in 2018 and 2021.

UFC 218

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Little Caesars Arena hosted UFC 218 on December 2, 2017.
UFC 218: Holloway vs. Aldo 2 was a mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that was held on December 2, 2017, at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan.

2018 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament

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Little Caesars Arena hosted first and second-round games during the 2018 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament, hosted by the University of Detroit Mercy.

Tom Gores

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Pistons owner Tom Gores, Palace Sports & Entertainment vice chairman Arn Tellem, and Olympia Entertainment had been in negotiations over a partnership since the summer of 2015, with talks intensifying just as the Pistons were set to open their 2016–17 season; the terms also included a possible merger between Olympia and the Pistons' holding company Palace Sports & Entertainment.
Later in 2016, Gores reached an agreement with the Ilitches (who own Olympia Entertainment and the Detroit Red Wings and Tigers) to allow the Pistons to share the new Little Caesars Arena in downtown Detroit with the Red Wings.

Hell in a Cell (2017)

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In its first WWE event, Little Caesars Arena hosted the pay-per-view Hell in a Cell on October 8, 2017, followed by its first Raw broadcast on March 12, 2018.
It took place on October 8, 2017, at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan.