The Liacouras Center, a 10,200-seat multi-purpose venue, is located on the Temple University campus along North Broad Street in North Philadelphia. The venue is a full entertainment arena featuring concerts, family shows, Temple Men’s and Women’s Basketball games, Philadelphia KiXX games, and other events. Global Spectrum manages the Liacouras Center. Formerly known as the Apollo of Temple, the venue was renamed and dedicated to Temple University President Peter J. Liacouras on February 13, 2000. The Liacouras Center is located less than two miles (3 km) north of Philadelphia's City Hall, and is part a four-building, $107 million complex.
Two nationally recognized architectural firms designed the Liacouras Center: Vitetta Group, of Philadelphia, and Thompson Ventulett Stainback & Associates, of Atlanta. The 340,000 sq ft (32,000 m2). building is the home of Temple Men and Women's Basketball teams, a full range of concerts, dramatic presentations, University athletic and convocation events, family shows, sports exhibitions and more. In addition to the large arena configuration, The Esther Boyer Theater at the Liacouras Center is a small theater setup of 1,000 to 5,000 seats for more intimate presentations.