Pac-10 football stadiums
A look at each of the conferences stadiums
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Stadium: Arizona Stadium
Year built: 1928
Recent renovations: The school has added amenities, such as new home locker rooms in 2004, in recent years. But the main structure hasn't been touched much of late. The most recent significant change to the stadium itself came in 1988, with permanent north-end bleachers.
Stadium: Sun Devil Stadium
Year built: 1958
Recent renovations: Nothing significant since 1988, when the NFL Cardinals came to town. But the school says $50 million to $60 million of repairs will be needed to keep it structurally safe.
Stadium: Memorial Stadium
Year built: 1923
Surface: Sportexe Turf
Recent renovations: The school has been trying for years to push through a massive renovation. Current plans call for work to begin in 2011. Temporary seismic improvements were made this offseason.
Stadium: Autzen Stadium
Year built: 1967
Recent renovations: Built originally at a cost of $2.1 million, Autzen had a massive $90 million facelift in 2002 that added 12,000 seats and 32 luxury boxes, among other things.
Stadium: Reser Stadium
Year built: 1953
Recent renovations: The phased Raising Reser campaign has increased capacity by 11,000 since 2005, and added amenities such as what has been billed as the largest video board in the Pac-10, all at a cost of $115 million.
Stadium: Stanford Stadium
Year built: 2006
Recent renovations: The aging facility built in 1921 was replaced in 2006 in the same spot at a cost of $100 million that reduced capacity from 85,500, with the school hoping to create a more intimate environment.
Stadium: Rose Bowl
Year built: 1922
Recent renovations: The home to UCLA football since 1982, the Rose Bowl had its most significant recent alteration before the 1998 season, when many end-zone benches were replaced with seats. Rose Bowl officials recently unveiled a $160 million renovation plan aimed largely at things such as improving exits, which could decrease capacity to 89,000.
Stadium: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Year built: 1923
Recent renovations: The NFL Raiders helped forge a renovation in 1993 that replaced the track and lowered the field, improving sight lines, while reducing capacity from more than 100,000. There continues to be talk of possible further renovations aimed at luring back an NFL team to the facility, which is owned by the city and the state.
Stadium: Husky Stadium
Year built: 1920
Recent renovations: A second upper deck was added in 1987, increasing capacity by 13,000 seats to its current level. School has a plan for a massive $300 million renovation that would, among other things, remove the track.
Stadium: Martin Stadium
Year built: 1972
Recent renovations: The school is about to embark on Phase 3 of a renovation that would add 2,200 seats but more importantly would include 18 luxury suites and other amenities aimed at increasing revenues.
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