KPIX 5 got a series of special inside tours from the 49ers as they put the finishing touches on Levi’s Stadium in preparation for the team’s inaugural season in their new Santa Clara home.
While the term ‘ballpark’ normally refers to baseball stadiums with the open, intimate feel of days gone by, you could call Levi’s Stadium the flagship of a new generation of ballparks built just for football.
Levi’s Stadium was designed with mass transit in mind, and the 49ers are banking on heavy use of public transit on game days.
As if things weren’t changing fast enough in Silicon Valley’s real estate market, the new Levi’s Stadium is shifting things into overdrive. The 49ers have yet to take the field in their new home, but the gold rush is already on in the neighborhoods surrounding the new park.
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — The L.A. Times reports the NFL is considering financing a new stadium in Los Angeles. “I could see that,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “Eventually there would be […]
KPIX 5 Sports Director Dennis O’Donnell looks at the history of the 49ers stadium efforts and tours the newly-opened Levi’s Stadium.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was in Santa Clara for the ribbon cutting ceremony at Levi’s stadium, where he suggested the Raiders might share the new stadium with the 49ers.
PHOTOS: See KPIX 5 Reporter Kiet Do’s photos from the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara…
Four years after voters in Santa Clara approved a measure authorizing construction of a stadium for the San Francisco 49ers – and just over two years after construction began – Levi’s Stadium is set for its debut.
The Oakland City Council has called a special session for Wednesday night, and they are expected to vote on the A’s lease deal.