History: Like the city of Green Bay (just more than 100,000 residents), Lambeau Field appears far too small to house so much historical significance. There are no towering upper decks, just the original seating bowl surrounded by the red-brick veneer of a renovated exterior. It doesn't seem possible that a stadium this intimate can hold nearly 73,000 fans, 12 NFL titles and one of professional sports' most unique game-day experiences. Maybe that's why the Lambeau Field aura stretches so far beyond the stadium's famous tundra, to myriad tailgate parties and caravans that roll into town from across the state. Its five-story Atrium is home to the team's administrative and football operations offices, the 25,000-square-foot Packers Hall of Fame, the Packers Pro Shop team store, Curly's Pub (a restaurant, alehouse and game zone named after team founder Curly Lambeau) and five other eateries. Opened in September 1957, Lambeau Field is the oldest NFL stadium and is among the elder statesmen of all major American professional sports' homes.
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