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STATE OF THE STADIUM: THE DAWG POUND

STADIUM:
Cleveland Stadium, Cleveland, OH
AGE: Built in 1931
CAPACITY: Capacity is over 75,000 — 7th highest in NFL.
LUXURY SEATS: 104 "loges," owned and operated by the Stadium Corporation.
OWNERSHIP: Owned by the City of Cleveland.
MANAGEMENT: Cleveland Stadium Corporation.
COST: Facility cost $2.9M — paid by public bonds
CONCESSIONS: Service America. Team does gets undisclosed percentage of revenue.
ADVERTISING: Team sells stadium advertising. Revenue breakdown between team and Stadium Corp. is undisclosed.
PARKING: 4,000 spots — $7. Revenue goes to Stadium Corp.
RENT: $742,000 — 7th lowest in the NFL.
LEASE: Expires in '98.

(Source: Eddie Uhas/Cleveland Stadium; rent and public subsidy figure from Florida Times-Union article on July 24, 1994)
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