The Best Arenas and Stadiums in America

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Barclays Center, Brooklyn

Barclays Center, Brooklyn
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Jay Z inaugurated his home borough's new arena with a string of triumphant shows last fall, wearing a Brooklyn Nets jersey as he joined the crowd in toasting "a celebration of the place where I'm from." Barclays is the first major sports arena in Brooklyn – and it's quicky become a major draw, attracting acts like the Stones, Paul McCartney, Leonard Cohen, Rihanna, Vampire Weekend, Phoenix and more.

Capacity: 19,000

Website: http://www.barclayscenter.com

Fun fact: Building the arena cost $1 billion.

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