Not to be confused with the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans or other stadiums named Mercedes-Benz Arena. New Atlanta Stadium” redirects here. Logo design proposal pdf Hunt Construction Group, Holder Construction, H. The Mercedes-Benz Stadium is a multi-purpose retractable roof stadium located in Atlanta, Georgia.
Georgia Dome, the Falcons’ home stadium for a quarter century, from 1992 through 2016. This stadium holds the record of the worlds largest halo board and is one of few stadiums with retractable roofs. Opened in 2017, the Mercedes-Benz Stadium is owned by the state of Georgia through the Georgia World Congress Center Authority, and operated by AMB Group, the parent organization of the Falcons and Atlanta United.
6 billion, as of June 2016. The stadium officially opened on August 26 with a Falcons preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals, despite the retractable roof system being incomplete at the time. In May 2010, it was reported by multiple news outlets that the Atlanta Falcons were interested in demolishing the Georgia Dome and replacing it with a newly constructed open-air stadium. The team was pursuing a new stadium because of the team’s desire to play outdoors, as well as Falcons team owner Arthur Blank’s interest in hosting another Super Bowl.