WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: FROM ABOVE


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I just saw this place on TV before. I can’t believe that I would ever set my foot in this place. Bunch of THANKS to my ever dearest so kind friends for taking me out to this place.

Cowboys Stadium was designed by the Dallas architectural firm HKS, Inc. Besides the Cowboys, the new stadium is used by college football teams and other organizations for other sporting and non-sporting events. The Cotton Bowl Classic was moved to the stadium beginning in 2010.

Cowboys Stadium – Interior

Originally estimated to cost $650 million, the stadium’s current construction cost was $1.15 billion, making it one of the most expensive sports venues ever built. To aid Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones in paying the construction costs of the new stadium, Arlington voters approved the increase of the city’s sales tax by 0.5 percent, the hotel occupancy tax by 2 percent, and car rental tax by 5 percent. The City of Arlington provided over $325 million (including interest) in bonds as funding, and Jones covered any cost overruns. Also, the NFL provided the Cowboys with an additional $150 million loan, as per their policy for facilitating financing for the construction of new stadiums.

Source: Wiki

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  1. Pingback: Weekly Photo Challenge ABOVE | 2013 Weekly Photo Challenge Blog

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