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STATE OF THE NFL STADIUMS: COLLECT ALL 29 PROFILES!

     THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY has compiled information on the
NFL's stadiums and continues an occasional series of profiles
today with Three Rivers Stadium.  A baseball-only facility is
currently under study in Pittsburgh.

    ARA Services. Concessions split 60/40. Of the 40%,the Stadium 
    
STADIUM:
Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, PA.
AGE: Built in 1970.
CAPACITY: 59,500 for football, 47,000 for baseball.
LUXURY BOXES: 115 luxury boxes - Steelers control 11 skyboxesthey constructed -- others controlled bythe Stadium Authority.
OWNERSHIP: Owned and Operated by the City of Pittsburgh.
CONCESSIONS: Authority receives 70%, the teams 30%.
PARKING: 3,500 spots, operated by Alco Parking ofPittsburgh. $5 a car.
LEASE: Steelers lease expires 1999, Pirates 2010.
ADVERTISING: Teams and stadium share advertising revenue, eachgetting 1/3. Estimate of total advertising salesis $2.7-$3.0 million.
RENT: $852,233 per year.
PUBLIC $: Annual public subsidy of $3.7 million.
(Sources: James Sacco/Stadium GM; Rent and public subsidy figure from Florida Times Union article from July 24, 1994.)
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