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Chicago"s Soldier Field

Paul Michael Peterson

Chicago"s Soldier Field

by Paul Michael Peterson

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Published by Arcadia Pub. in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soldier Field (Chicago, Ill.) -- History -- Pictorial works,
  • Sports -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- Pictorial works,
  • Postcards -- Illinois -- Chicago,
  • Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- Pictorial works,
  • Chicago (Ill.) -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works,
  • Chicago (Ill.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Paul Michael Peterson].
    GenrePictorial works.
    SeriesPostcards of America
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV416.C372 S687 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[32] p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22512617M
    ISBN 100738525146
    ISBN 109780738525143
    LC Control Number2007931278

    Soldier Field is the home of the Chicago Bears National Football League team and the Chicago Fire FC Major League Soccer team. If you need help finding a hotel that is still open, call us at Location: 55 East 11th Street, Chicago, IL Soldier Field is an American football and soccer stadium located in the Near South Side of Chicago, Illinois, near Downtown opened in and is the home field of the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL), who moved there in , and Chicago Fire FC of Major League Soccer (MLS), who will begin playing at the stadium in It has a football capacity of 61,, and Architect: Holabird & Roche, Wood + Zapata, .

    The Chicago Bears season was their 67th regular season and 17th post-season completed in the National Football Bears entered the season looking to repeat as Super Bowl champions, as they had won in Chicago managed to finish 14–2, one game off of their record of 15–1. Although the Bears had an equal record as the New York Giants for the league’s best record General manager: Jerry Vainisi, (Since ). Description. Soldier Field Chicago first opened its doors to the public in , when it was known as the Grant Park municipal stadium. Even then, the Soldier Field Chicago was an integral part of the city’s events and entertainment scene, often accommodating crowds of over , ys, the venue is arguably most well known as the home of the NFL’s Chicago Bears.

      3. When you get to Union Station, you should follow the directions to Soldier Field listed above. About Chicago Transit Authority Bus Fares. A single-ride ticket for the bus costs $2 and each transfer (up to two rides within two hours of the first ride) is just $ if you purchase a Ventra Card or Ventra ticket at any Ventra Vending Machine in downtown : Karina Barriga Albring.   Soldier Field: Glad we had the roof! - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Chicago, IL, at Tripadvisor.5/5().


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: chiefly illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: 1 Origins and Early Years 9 Long Count 17 Action, Athletics, and Entertainment 29 Notable Visitors 55 Special Olympics 67 A New Den for the Bears 75 "New" Soldier Field 91 Stadium in a Park Series Title.

Located on Chicagos Soldier Field book Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, Soldier Field was designed in and opened on October 9,as Municipal Grant Park Stadium. The stadium--modeled in the Greco-Roman architectural tradition with classic Doric colonnades--was designed by the Chicago architecture firm Holabird and Roche as a memorial to American soldiers who Author: Paul Michael Peterson.

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It played host to the Army-Navy game inthe second heavyweight boxing championship between Jack Dempsey and Gene Tunney inspeeches by Charles Lindbergh and Franklin D Price: $   Located on scenic Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, Soldier Field was designed in and opened on October 9,as Municipal Grant Park Stadium.

The stadium--modeled in the Greco-Roman architectural tradition with classic Doric colonnades--was designed by Brand: Arcadia Publishing SC. Area Attractions Explore downtown Chicago, IL from our hotel within walking distance of attractions like Wintrust Arena for sports and live entertainment.

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Booked 12 times in the last 6 hours.Aerial view of Chicago's 'Soldier Field' - stock photo Aerial view of Soldier Field, home of the Chicago Bears. Opened in it is the oldest NFL stadium and has a capacity of 63architects Holabird & Root, Wood & Zapata inc.