Top 10 Facts about Madison Square Garden

Post On: April 13, 2017
By: Agustina
In: Sports

Look at the famous multi-purpose indoor arena on Facts about Madison Square Garden. It is often called as The Garden or MSG. The location of Madison Square Garden is from 31st to 33rd Streets between the 7th and 8th Avenues. You just have to reach Midtown Manhattan to get to MSG. A number of events have been conducted in Madison Square Garden such as boxing, ice hockey, basketball matches, professional wrestling, circuses, ice shows and many more. Let us check other interesting facts about Madison Square Garden below:

Facts about Madison Square Garden 1: the nearby landmarks

Macy’s at Herald Square, Koreatown and Empire State Building are the prominent landmarks located nearby Madison Square Garden.

Facts about Madison Square Garden 2: the opening

On 11th February 1968, Madison Square Garden was opened for the first time.  In New York metropolitan area, Madison Square Garden earns the status as the oldest sporting facility.

Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden

Facts about Madison Square Garden 3: the music arena

MSG is also a popular venue to hold various musical concerts and shows. In term of ticket sales, it is the 4th-busiest music arena.

Facts about Madison Square Garden 4: the construction cost

The approximate construction cost of Madison Square Garden reached $1.1 billion. Pennsylvania Plaza office and retail complex is the parent building of MSG.

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Facts about Madison Square Garden 5: Joe Louis Plaza

Joe Louis Plaza was used to call the four streets located around the Garden in 1984.  It was named after Joe Louis. He was a prominent boxer who had won eight title defenses.

Madison Square Garden Pic

Madison Square Garden Pic

Facts about Madison Square Garden 6: the second renovation

It needed three seasons to complete the second renovation of Madison Square Garden. The construction cost reached $1 billion.

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Facts about Madison Square Garden 7: the new features

Madison Square Garden has new features after the construction such as climate-controlled space, retail, interactive kiosks, new seating, larger concourses, and many more.

Facts about Madison Square Garden 8: improvement

The improvement is also spotted on the green rooms, locker rooms, dressing rooms and production offices.

Madison Square Garden Facts

Madison Square Garden Facts

Facts about Madison Square Garden 9: concourse

The sixth floor still features the Madison Concourse or lower blow concourse. The Garden Concourse is located at the eighth floor.

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Facts about Madison Square Garden 10: the seventh floor

You will spot Madison Club or Madison Suites on the seventh floor.

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