Michigan Stadium

Michigan Stadium
ArchitecturalGroundscraper
ArchitectBernard L. Green
Capacity107,601
SurfaceField Turf 
Address1201 South Main Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan
CountryUnited States
Construction Started1926
Completed1927
Renovations1949, 1956, 1973, 1992, 1998, 2010
CostUSD $950,000 (1926)
USD $1,120,000 (2018)
OwnerUniversity of Michigan
Websiteunavailable

Overview

Michigan Stadium is an American football stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on the campus of the University of Michigan. It Is also known as The Big House. The Stadium is designed by Bernard L. Green. Its construction started in 1926 and renovated serval times in 1949, 1956, 1973, 1992, 1998, and 2010. The construction cost of Michigan Stadium is USD $11.2 million in 2018 and Operator by the University of Michigan.

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Stadium By CapacityRank
World3rd
United States1st
Michigan Stadium

More Facts About Michigan Stadium

  • This Stadium was built in 1927 at a cost of $950,000 (equivalent to $11.2 million in 2018) and had an original capacity of 72,000.
  • Michigan Stadium is the third-largest stadium in the world and largest in the United States.
  • President Lyndon B. Johnson outlined his Great Society program at the 1964 commencement ceremonies in the stadium. 
  • On September 7, 2013, the game between Michigan and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish attracted a crowd of 115,109, a record attendance for a college football game
  • International Champions Cup soccer match between Real Madrid and Manchester United had an attendance of 109,318, a record crowd for a soccer match in the United States.

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