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Old Posted Sep 27, 2019, 2:19 AM
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I think that Populous really put this stadium in an excellent position to fill it to capacity. In addition, if you really look at the bowls of the stadium, it's easy to see how the stadium can easily be expanded, with little to no disruption.

IMO, if the stadium were to need to expand (I don't anticipate that need in the near term) the eastern upper deck could be extended counterclockwise, likely adding about ~5,000 seats. This expansion, an absolute speculation on my part, would likely be done in a way so that the upper western bowl could be extended clockwise, probably adding ~1,000 seats.

A further, third, expansion, would likely (IMO) involved extending the eastern upper deck further counter-clockwise to meet the northern side of the press box/suite structure. In my estimate, that could maybe add another ~2,000.

I'm quite happy with this design. Looking at it, it just seems like there is ample space to expand (if needed). As it is, I think this is going to be a beautiful stadium in a park that will be perfect for the city's needs, while not slapping down a concrete prairie that you might see in larger cities.
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