Lambeau Field

Outdoor football stadium located in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Lambeau Field is a stadium in Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA. The stadium is home to the Green Bay Packers, an American football team that plays in the National Football League. The stadium is named after Curly Lambeau.

Lambeau Field
The Frozen Tundra / Titletown USA
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Former namesCity Stadium (1957–64)
Location1265 Lombardi Avenue, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54304
Coordinates44°30′5″N 88°3′44″W / 44.50139°N 88.06222°W / 44.50139; -88.06222Coordinates: 44°30′5″N 88°3′44″W / 44.50139°N 88.06222°W / 44.50139; -88.06222
OwnerCity of Green Bay and Green Bay/Brown County Professional Football Stadium District
OperatorGreen Bay Packers
Capacity81,435
Record attendance72,740 (2007 NFC Championship) From Green Bay Packers website: http://www.packers.com/lambeau-field/stadium-info/history/records.html
SurfaceKentucky bluegrass reinforced with DD GrassMaster
Construction
Broke groundOctober 11, 1956[1]
OpenedSeptember 29, 1957
Renovated2014
Construction cost$960,000
($5 million in 2017 dollars[2])
$295 million (2003 Renovation)
($402 million in 2017 dollars[2])
ArchitectSomerville Associates
Ellerbe Becket (2003 renovation)
General contractorGeo. M. Hougard & Sons[3]
Tenants
Green Bay Packers (NFL) (1957–present)

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Green Bay Bowl Digging Started". The Milwaukee Journal. October 11, 1965. Archived from the original on May 22, 2016. Retrieved August 31, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–2008". Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved 2009-08-01.
  3. "Green Bay Packers news | Lambeau Field timeline". Archived from the original on 2012-07-12. Retrieved 2012-03-13.

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