SCOTTRADE CENTER FACTS
Located in the heart of downtown
St. Louis, Scottrade Center is one of the finest sports and
entertainment complexes in the country, with state-of-the-art
facilities and equipment and an unprecedented commitment to
quality and service. Scottrade Center officially opened on Saturday,
October 8, 1994.
is a contemporary, 12-story glass and concrete structure located
in the heart of downtown St. Louis. The home of the St.
Louis Blues Hockey Club, Scottrade Center also features
a full range of arena programming, including concerts, ice
shows, family shows and other sporting events. Scottrade Center
plays host to approximately 175 events per year, bringing
nearly 2 million guests to downtown St. Louis annually and
ranking it among the top arenas in the country.
The 664,000 square foot Scottrade Center
seats 19,150 for hockey and nearly 22,000 for basketball,
concerts and other floor-seating events.
Parking is plentiful in the area surrounding Scottrade
Center. There are more than 6,000 parking spaces within 1,800
feet (or approximately four blocks) of Scottrade Center.
A 1,240-car parking garage directly adjoins
Scottrade Center. Owned and operated by the City of St. Louis,
it provides convenient, weather-protected access to the building.
more about parking at Scottrade Center
Scottrade Center enjoys easy access to all four of the
region’s interstate highways, I-64 (U.S. 40), I-44, I-55 and
I-70. Multiple alternative routes to Scottrade Center make
entering and exiting the facility easy.
Scottrade Center is well served by mass
transit, including the Bi-State bus system and MetroLink,
St. Louis’ light rail system. A MetroLink station is located
immediately adjacent to Scottrade Center at the corner of
14th Street and Clark Avenue.
The main entrance to Scottrade Center is
at the corner of 14th Street and Clark Avenue, with two auxiliary
entrances located on Clark Avenue adjacent to the attached
garage and on 14th Street.
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Scottrade Center features nearly 40 concession stands
and portable carts throughout the plaza and mezzanine levels.
In addition to traditional fare such as hot dogs, nachos,
peanuts and pretzels, concession stands offer specialty foods
such as toasted ravioli, Pizza Hut pizza, chicken wings, hamburgers,
barbecue sandwiches, chicken fingers, Krispy Kreme doughnuts,
assorted candies and ice creme and much more.
The Top Shelf, located on the mezzanine
concourse of Scottrade Center between sections 326 and 331,
is a combination food court and sports bar that opens into
the seating area. A wide variety of microbrews and food, including
Nathan’s hot dogs of New York, allows fans to enjoy the atmosphere
of a bar without missing all the live action.
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at Scottrade Center
14th and Clark, a two-level bar and restaurant
located off the Atrium at the corner of Clark Avenue and 14th
Street, is open to all ticketholders. With seating for 150
and total capacity of nearly 300, this dramatic two-story
bar and restuarant offers a full range of refreshments including
a wide variety of beers and microbrews, as well as carved
sandwiches, soups, salads and appetizers.
Scottrade Center also features The Bud
Light Zone, a private 500-seat restaurant for suiteholders,
club seat holders and club members. The Bud
Light Zone offers an elaborate chef’s table buffet
as well as a wide range of appetizers, salads, sandwiches,
entrees and desserts.
Scottrade Center features an equal number
of men’s and women’s rooms, including family restrooms located
on the Plaza and Mezzanine concourses.
An eight-sided, center-hung scoreboard features
four 9’ x 12’ video screens for pre-game interviews,
game telecasts, instant replay, intermission highlights and
special segments and features, as well as four electronic
message boards for complete statistical information.
The interior of Scottrade Center features bright and spacious
concourses highlighted by fully finished floors and walls,
high ceilings, and generous use of glass.
Scottrade Center features fully upholstered,
theatre-style seats with attached drink holders. Seats range
from 19’ to 21" wide.
Scottrade Center offers outstanding merchandising
and retail opportunities, with a flagship BlueNote Authentics
Shop in the main lobby and additional merchandising stands
located throughout the building.
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retail at Scottrade Center
Premium seating at Scottrade Center includes
91 suites, seven party rooms and 1,726 club seats.
In June of 2006, Dave Checketts and Sports
Capital Partners were officially introduced as the new owners
of the St. Louis Blues and Scottrade Center. Scottrade Center
is owned by the City of St. Louis and privately operated by
Sports Capital Partners under a long-term lease agreement
with the City of St. Louis.
about Scottrade Center history
Development and construction cost for Scottrade Center
was $135 million. The City of St. Louis funded an additional
$34.5 for demolition of the existing auditorium and garage,
site preparation and construction of the adjacent parking
facility which is owned and operated by the City of