Ohio Stadium

Ohio Stadium
ArchitecturalGroundscraper
TypeStadium
ArchitectHoward Dwight Smith
Field Size919 ft x 679 ft
Capacity102,780
SurfaceField Turf 
Address411 Woody Hayes Drive
Columbus, Ohio
CountryUnited States
Construction Started1913
Completed1922
Renovations1970, 1990, 2000, 2006, 2014
CostUSD $20.5 million (2014)
OwnerOhio State University
Websiteohiostatebuckeyes.com

Overview

Ohio Stadium is an American football stadium in Columbus, Ohio, United States, on the campus of The Ohio State University. It Is also known as the Horseshoe. The Stadium is designed by Howard Dwight Smith. Its construction started in 1913 and completed in 1922. Now it is renovated 6 times, newly in 2014. The construction cost of Ohio Stadium is USD $20.5 million and Operator by Ohio State University.

Ranking

Stadium By CapacityRank
World5th
United States3rd
Ohio Stadium

More Facts About Ohio Stadium

  • The stadium opened in 1922 as a replacement for Ohio Field and had a seating capacity of 66,210.
  • Seating capacity gradually increased over the years and reached a total of 91,470 by 1990.
  • The stadium was renovated and expanded in several phases, removing the track and raised the capacity to 102,329 in 2007.
  • In 2014, luxury suites and additional seating were added to raising the official capacity to 104,944.
  • It is the largest stadium by capacity in the state of Ohio and the third-largest on-campus football stadium in the United States.
  • Ohio Stadium was added to the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service on March 22, 1974.
  • Stadium Circumference is 2,892 ft and 14.5 acres in Acreage.
  • Ohio Stadium is also a concert venue, with U2, Taylor Swift, The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, and Metallica among the many more artists.

Concerts

DateArtistsConcert Name Revenue
May 28, 1988Pink FloydA Momentary Lapse of Reason Tour$1,260,320
May 22, 1992GenesisWe Can’t Dance Tour—–
May 29, 1994Pink FloydThe Division Bell Tour$2,406,920
August 6, 1994Billy Joel
Elton John
Face to Face 1994$2,710,335
May 24, 1997U2PopMart Tour$2,246,977
September 27, 1997The Rolling StonesBridges to Babylon Tour$3,553,069
May 9, 1998George StraitGeorge Strait Country Music Festival$2,773,080
July 19, 2003MetallicaSummer Sanitarium Tour 2003—–
May 30, 2015The Rolling StonesZip Code Tour$7,911,843
June 20, 2015Blake SheltonBuckeye Country Superfest—–
August 18, 2015One DirectionOn the Road Again Tour$2,492,794
June 19, 2016Florida Georgia LineBuckeye Country Superfest—–
July 7, 2018Taylor SwiftTaylor Swift’s Reputation Stadium Tour$6,606,529
August 16, 2018Beyoncé
Jay-Z
On the Run II Tour$3,142,160

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