This indoor arena is located in Auburn Hills, a suburb of Detroit, Michigan. Its original street address was 3777 Lapeer Road but has now been changed to 6 Championship Drive to reflect the fact that six home teams have won championships.
The Palace of Auburn Hills has been the home arena for the NBA's Detroit Pistons since 1988.
From 1998-2009, The Palace of Auburn Hills was the home arena for the WNBA's Detroit Shock.From 1994-2001, The Palace of Auburn Hills was the home ice of the IHL's Detroit Vipers.From 1994-1997, The Palace of Auburn Hills was home field of the CISL's Detroit Safari.From 1997-2000, The Palace of Auburn Hills was the home field of the NPSL's Detroit Rockers.From 2001-2004, The Palace of Auburn Hills was the home field of the AFL's Detroit Fury.
The Palace of Auburn Hills is also the official host of the annual Michigan High School Athletic Association's Individual Wrestling Championship. History: From 1957-1978, the Detroit Pistons played at Olympia Stadium and Cobo Arena in Detroit. From 1978-1978, the Detroit Pistons played at the Pontiac Silverdome. Using entirely private funding, The Palace of Auburn Hills was finished in 1988 and has hosted the Detroit Pistons ever since. Fun Facts: The address of The Palace of Auburn Hills changes with every championship won. As the Detroit Pistons (NBA) have won three championships, as the Detroit Shock (WNBA) have won three championships, the current street address of The Palace of Auburn Hills is 6 Championship Drive. The Palace of Auburn Hills is one of just two arenas (the other is Madison Square Garden in New York City) that is not named after a corporate sponsor. Statistics: The The Palace of Auburn Hills can hold 21,231 fans for a basketball game, 20,804 in the event of a hockey game, and between 6 and 23,000 fans at a concert or other entertainment event. The total cost of the arena was $70 million, and it was designed by Rosetti Architects. The arena has 185 luxury suites, which provide significant funding for the owners. The Palace of Auburn Hills features over 290m of ribbon style displays. While many arenas have retired numbers of celebrated athlete's jerseys hanging from their rafters, The Palace of Auburn Hills is unique in that it also hosts banners of musical acts which performed at multiple sold-out shows.