In case you haven’t heard, Allianz Field is opening this weekend.
Minneosta United will host New York City FC on Saturday in their first match at the new soccer-specific stadium in St. Paul’s Midway neighborhood.
It’s a pretty big deal.
In order to quantify just how big of a deal it is, we need to take a peek at the numbers. Here are all of the applicable numbers we found related to Allianz Field:
1 — red seat in the stadium
13 — number of restrooms on the concourse level
17 feet — distance from closest seat to the pitch
20 months — construction timeframe
36 seconds — how long it takes to watch this time lapse of construction:
61 — sections of seating on two levels
96 — number of taps in the Brew Hall
125 feet — distance from farthest seat to pitch
192 — number of trees planted around exterior
1,700 — number of LED lights in exterior
2,552 square feet — size of main digital scoreboard
2,920 — safe-standing supporters section capacity
19,400 — stadium capacity
88,000 square feet — amount of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) fabric around exterior
346,000 square feet — of space in stadium
650,000 — hours logged by 2,020 on-site workers
$46 million — wages paid in construction
$250 million — cost to build (privately funded)
#1 — Allianz Field’s consensus rank out of all North American soccer stadiums