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TD Garden
“The Garden”
TD Garden (crop)
TD Garden seen from the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway
Former names
  • FleetCenter (1995–2005)
  • TD Banknorth Garden (2005–2009)
Address 100 Legends Way
Location Boston, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°21′58.69″N 71°3′44.02″W / 42.3663028°N 71.0622278°W / 42.3663028; -71.0622278Coordinates: 42°21′58.69″N 71°3′44.02″W / 42.3663028°N 71.0622278°W / 42.3663028; -71.0622278
Public transit MBTA.svg MBTA:
Tram interchange  Green Line 
BSicon SUBWAY.svg  Orange Line 
MBTA.svg  Fitchburg Line 
MBTA.svg  Haverhill Line 
MBTA.svg  Lowell Line 
MBTA.svg  Newburyport/Rockport Line 
at North Station
Owner Delaware North Corporation
Operator Delaware North
Capacity
Surface Hardwood, ice, concert floorboards
Construction
Broke ground April 29, 1993 (1993-04-29)
Opened September 30, 1995 (1995-09-30)
Renovated 2006, 2009, 2014
Construction cost
  • US$160 million
  • ($224 million in 2016 dollars )
Architect Ellerbe Becket, Inc.
Project manager Upton & Partners
Structural engineer LeMessurier Consultants
Services engineer Flack + Kurtz
General contractor Morse Diesel International
Tenants

TD Garden is a sports arena in Boston, Massachusetts. The arena opened on September 30, 1995, and is the current home to the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL) and the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

The arena was originally known as FleetCenter from 1995 to 2005. TD Banknorth acquired the naming rights for the arena on March 3, 2005. The name was changed to TD Banknorth Garden on July 1, 2005.

TD Garden has held many WWE events as well including: WrestleMania XIV in 1998, King of the Ring in 2000, Royal Rumble in 2003, SummerSlam in 2006, Survivor Series in 2008, Royal Rumble in 2011, Night of Champions in 2012, and Survivor Series in 2013.

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