Wells Fargo Arena (Tempe)
|Former names||ASU Activity Center (1974–1997)|
|Location||600 East Veterans Way
Tempe, AZ 85287
|Owner||Arizona State University|
|Operator||Arizona State University|
|Opened||April 29, 1974|
|Construction cost||$8 million
($38.3 million in 2015 dollars)
|Architect||Drover, Welch & Lindlan, Inc.|
|General contractor||Olson Construction Company|
|Arizona State Sun Devils (NCAA) (1974–present)|
Constructed in the spring of 1974 as the ASU Activity Center and at the cost of $8 million, the facility also plays host to graduation ceremonies and a variety of concerts and shows. The building replaced Sun Devil Gym as the primary arena for the Sun Devils' basketball team.
Naming rights for the arena were purchased by Wells Fargo & Co. in 1997.
The structure is 403 feet long, 340 feet wide and six stories high. The structure contains offices and locker rooms for Arizona State basketball teams, along with space for weight training, a training room and an equipment room.
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