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Pricey Digs: The most expensive sports facilities

MetLife Stadium, which opened in 2010, was the most expensive sports venue ever built in the U.S., according to a 2016 report released by The Brookings Institution.

Editor’s note: This chart is updated from the print edition.

1. MetLife Stadium (2010)
New York Giants, New York Jets
$1.737B
 
2. (tie) Yankee Stadium (2009)
New York Yankees, college football Pinstripe Bowl
$1.500B
 
2. (tie) Mercedes-Benz Stadium (2017)
Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United FC; college football Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Celebration Bowl
$1.500B
 
4. AT&T Stadium (2009)
Dallas Cowboys
$1.318B
 
5. Levi’s Stadium (2014)
San Francisco 49ers, college football Foster Farms Bowl
$1.310B
 
6. U.S. Bank Stadium (2016)
Minnesota Vikings
$1.079B
 
7. Barclays Center (2012)
Brooklyn Nets, New York Islanders
$1.031B
 
8. Madison Square Garden (2013)*
New York Knicks, New York Rangers, St. John’s Red Storm basketball
$983M
 
9. Nationals Park (2008)
Washington Nationals
$846M
 
10. Citi Field (2009)
New York Mets
$817M
 
11. Lucas Oil Stadium (2008)
Indianapolis Colts
$792M
 
12. Soldier Field (2003)*
Chicago Bears
$755M
 
13. Wrigley Field (2018)*
Chicago Cubs
$750M
 
14. Little Caesars Arena (2017)
Detroit Pistons, Detroit Red Wings
$733M
 
15. Marlins Park (2012)
Miami Marlins
$684M
 
16. SunTrust Park (2017)
Atlanta Braves
$672M
 
17. Lincoln Financial Field (2003)
Philadelphia Eagles, Temple Owls football
$667M
 
18. Ford Field (2002)
Detroit Lions, college football Quick Lane Bowl
$658M
 
19. NRG Stadium (2002)
Houston Texans, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, college football Texas Bowl
$624M
 
20. Paul Brown Stadium (2000)
Cincinnati Bengals
$619M