Lambeau Field

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Lambeau Field
The Frozen Tundra / Titletown USA
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Former names City Stadium (1957–64)
Location 1265 Lombardi Avenue, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54304
Coordinates 44°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
Broke ground October 11, 1956[1]
Opened September 29, 1957
Renovated 2003
Owner City of Green Bay and Green Bay/Brown County Professional Football Stadium District
Operator Green Bay Packers
Surface Kentucky bluegrass reinforced with DD GrassMaster
Construction cost $960,000
($4.24 million in 2014 dollars[2])

$295 million (2003 Renovation)
($342 million in 2014 dollars[2])
Architect Somerville Associates
Ellerbe Becket (2003 renovation)
General Contractor Geo. M. Hougard & Sons[3]
Capacity 73,128From Lambeau Field website: http://www.lambeaufield.com/stadium_info/history/
Record attendance

72,740 (2007 NFC Championship)

From Green Bay Packers website: http://www.packers.com/lambeau-field/stadium-info/history/records.html
Tenants
Green Bay Packers (NFL) (1957–present)

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.

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