The AmericanAirlines Arena is a sports and entertainment arena located in Downtown Miami, along Biscayne Bay. It was constructed beginning in 1998 as a replacement for the Miami Arena and designed by the architecture firms Arquitectonica and 360 Architecture. The Arena is home to the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association. The AAArena has 2,105 club seats, 80 luxury suites, and 76 private boxes. The Waterfront Theater is Florida's largest theater, housed within the arena with a capacity between 3,000 and 5,800 seats. The theater can be used for concerts, family events, musical theatre and other stage shows.