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