All Posts Tagged With: "Stadium"

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San Diego Chargers – Qualcomm Stadium Aerial and Birds Eye View

August 20, 1967 ΓÇô the San Diego Chargers take the field to play their first game in the newly completed San Diego Stadium. Formerly the Los Angeles Chargers, owner Barron Hilton had been convinced by local sports writer Jack Murphy to move his team from the LA Coliseum to San Diego. Unfortunately, San Diego had […]

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Oakland Raiders – McAfee Coliseum Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

McAfee Coliseum is a stadium located in Oakland, California, United States that is used for baseball, football, and soccer games. Commonly referred to as The Oakland Coliseum, or simply The Coliseum. It was formerly known as Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum and Network Associates Coliseum. The Coliseum is currently home to the Oakland Athletics of the MLB […]

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Kansas City Chiefs – Arrowhead Stadium Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

The Kansas City Chiefs and St. Louis Cardinals played the inaugural game at Arrowhead Stadium on August 12, 1972. Although the facility lacks some of the modern accoutrements of recently-constructed stadia and discussions about potential renovations are underway, Arrowhead remains one of the nationΓÇÖs top venues for fans to experience the excitement of collegiate or […]

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Denver Broncos – INVESCO Field at Mile High Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

The site upon which Mile High Stadium formerly stood now features grass, trees and landscaped parking lots. The new facility, INVESCO Field at Mile High, is highlighted by an emphasis on state-of-the-art technology, while maintaining the traditional aspects of Mile High Stadium that have given the Broncos a decided home field advantage over the years.┬á […]

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Washington Redskins – FedEx Field Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

FedEx Field (originally Jack Kent Cooke Stadium) is a football stadium located in Landover, an unincorporated community near the Capital Beltway (I-495) in Prince George’s County, Maryland, United States near the site of the old Capital Centre later called USAir Arena. FedExField is the home of the Washington Redskins football team and is the largest […]

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Dallas Cowboys New Stadium – Aerial Location and Bird’s Eye View

I found this while looking around at the new location where the Dallas Cowboys Stadium is being built for the 09 season.┬á It’s in Arlington Texas and it will replace Texas Stadium as the home of the Cowboys. The aerial photo in the location still has houses and streets: – Click this link for Aerial […]

11Aug2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Philadelphia Eagles – Lincoln Financial Field Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

Upon purchasing the Eagles in 1994, Jeffrey Lurie stated, unequivocally, that building a new, state-of-the-art stadium would be a key component in the effort to build the Eagles into an elite NFL franchise. Now, Lincoln Financial Field is home to the Eagles.┬á The construction of Lincoln Financial Field began on May 7, 2001. A little […]

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New York Giants – Giants Stadium Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

After calling four different stadiums home in their first 50 years in the National Football League, the Giants moved into Giants Stadium in 1976. The idea of playing at a stadium built in the Meadowlands first attracted the Giants’ attention when they realized that they could provide 15,000 more seats and help meet the increasing […]

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Dallas Cowboys – Texas Stadium Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

Texas Stadium is the home field of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys. It is located at Irving, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, and opened on October 24, 1971, at a cost of $35 million. The stadium seats 65,675. Built to replace the aging Cotton Bowl, the stadium was to have originally been a domed stadium, but […]

10Aug2008 | | 3 comments | Continued
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New England Patriots – Gillette Stadium Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

Gillette Stadium is the home stadium for the New England Patriots football team and the New England Revolution soccer team. Located in Foxborough, Massachusetts, the facility opened in 2002, replacing Foxboro Stadium. The seating capacity is 68,756, including 6,000 club seats and 87 luxury suites. The stadium is owned and operated by Massachusetts businessman Robert […]

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Miami Dolphins – Dolphins Stadium Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

Entering its 21st year of operation, Dolphin Stadium, originally known as Joe Robbie Stadium, was the first of its kind to be constructed entirely with private funds. The late Joe Robbie led the financing campaign to build “Joe Robbie Stadium”(JRS) for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). JRS revolutionized the economics of […]

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Buffalo Bills – Ralph Wilson Stadium Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

The Ralph Wilson Stadium is open-air, with a capacity of 73,967. The field is made of AstroTurf GameDay Grass, which replaced the AstroTurf that was original to the stadium. The stadium originally had a capacity of 80,020, however the capacity was reduced in 1998 as a part of the Bills lease renewal with Erie County, […]

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Raymond James Stadium Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

An instantly-recognizable Tampa Bay landmark, Raymond James Stadium includes some of the most unique stadium features in the world. It is a blend of modern design, classic appointments, state-of-the-art technology and historic influences that combine to create the most exciting and enjoyable game atmosphere in the National Football League. Some of the most extraordinary features […]

4Aug2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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New Orleans Saints – The Louisiana Superdome Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

The Louisiana Superdome, often informally referred to simply as the Superdome, The Dome or the New Orleans Superdome is a large, multi-purpose sports and exhibition facility located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana. It was designed in 1967 by the New Orleans modernist architectural firm of Curtis and Davis, who also designed […]

4Aug2008 | | 2 comments | Continued
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Carolina Panthers – Bank of America Stadium Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

Opened in the summer of 1996, Bank of America Stadium is located in the uptown district of Charlotte and was specifically designed for football by HOK Sports Facilities Group of Kansas City, MO. The 73,778-seat, privately-financed, open-air, natural grass stadium is designed as a self-contained headquarters for the Carolina Panthers and includes training facilities, practice […]

4Aug2008 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Atlanta Falcons – Georgia Dome Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

The Georgia Dome, the largest cable-supported domed stadium in the world, opened in 1992. Located in downtown Atlanta, the Dome is the home venue for the Atlanta Falcons, host to Super Bowl XXVIII and XXXIV, host of the gymnastics and basketball events for the 1996 Olympic Games and host to both a Men’s and Women’s […]

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Tennessee Titans – LP Field Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

LP Field, which seats approximately 68,798 fans, is a state-of-the-art, open-air, natural grass facility, which the Titans share with Tennessee State University. Located on 105 acres on the east bank of the Cumberland River overlooking downtown Nashville, it was built by HOK Sport + Venue + Event, the world’s leading sports architecture firm that has […]

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