STATE OF THE NFL STADIUMS: COLLECT ALL 29 PROFILES!
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY has compiled information on theNFL's stadiums and continues an occasional series of profilestoday with Three Rivers Stadium. A baseball-only facility iscurrently under study in Pittsburgh.
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:ARA Services. Concessions split 60/40. Of the 40%,the Stadium||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.|