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Located on 21 acres in South Philadelphia, on the north side of Pattison Ave. between 11th and Darien, the 43,500-seat Citizens Bank Park is the ultimate baseball and entertainment experience. Open-air with natural grass as well as breath taking views of the Philadelphia skyline, the park is truly state-of-the-art.
After purchasing the Eagles in 1994 Jeffrey Lurie began plans for a new state-of-the-art stadium. "Winning the Super Bowl [was] the ultimate goal", and Lurie felt that providing the best facilities and environment was a necessary part of achieving such success. Construction of Lincoln Financial Field began on May 7, 2001 and less than 28 months later the facility hosted its first event a soccer match between Manchester United and FC Barcelona. The Field's "Inaugural Game" took place on Monday September 8th, 2003 between the Eagles and the Buccaneers, a rematch of the 2002 NFC Championship Game.
The Wachovia Center is home to both the Philadelphia Flyers and 76ers. After eight years of planning and construction these teams now enjoy a state-of-the-art facility that promises to provide the best sports and entertainment experience possible.