Reunion Arena was the home of the Dallas Mavericks from 1980-2001. It is owned by the City of Dallas.
Reunion Arena was completed in 1980 at a cost of $27 million. It was named for the early mid-nineteenth century commune, La Reunion.The arena features 30,000 ft² (2,790 m²) of arena floor space and has great sightlines, making it ideal for a number of events and games, including many high school graduations.
The arena was also home to the MISL Dallas Sidekicks, and the Dallas Stars from 1993 to 2001.
In late 2005, the arena and the Dallas Convention Center were used as the primary Dallas shelters for evacuees of Hurricane Katrina. The arena also continues to host numerous concerts and other events.