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Encyclopedia > INVESCO Field at Mile High
INVESCO Field at Mile High
Mile High


Location 1701 Bryant Street
Denver, Colorado 80204
Broke ground 1999
Opened 2001
Closed Open
Demolished N/A
Owner Denver Metropolitan Football Stadium District
Operator Stadium Management Company
Surface Grass
Construction cost $364.2 million USD
Architect HNTB
Tenants
Denver Broncos (NFL) (2001-present)
Denver Outlaws (MLL) (2006-present)
Colorado Rapids (MLS) (2001-2006)
Capacity
76,125

INVESCO Field at Mile High is a stadium in Denver, Colorado. INVESCO Field at Mile High replaced the identically sized, but commercially obsolete Mile High Stadium (named for the fact that Denver is exactly one mile above sea level) in 2001. Image File history File links IFAMHLogo. ... West entrance of INVESCO Field at Mile High, in Denver, Colorado (taken Oct. ... Nickname: The Mile-High City Location of Denver in Colorado Coordinates: Country United States State Colorado City-County Denver (coextensive) Founded November 22, 1858 Incorporated November 7, 1861 Mayor John Hickenlooper (D) Area    - City 401. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 3. ... HNTB Corporation (formerly Howard, Needles, Tammen & Bergendoff) is an architecture and engineering firm based in Kansas City, Missouri that built many bridges and professional ball stadiums across the United States and around the world. ... City Denver, Colorado Other nicknames Orange Crush Team colors Orange and Broncos Navy Blue [1] Head Coach Mike Shanahan Owner Pat Bowlen General manager Ted Sundquist Mascot Miles League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970–present... For other uses of National Football League, see National Football League (disambiguation). ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Denver Outlaws are a lacrosse team based in Denver, Colorado. ... Major League Lacrosse is a professional field lacrosse league played in the United States. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Year founded 1995 League Major League Soccer Nickname Rapids Stadium Dicks Sporting Goods Park Coach Fernando Clavijo, 2005— Owner Stan Kroenke First Game Kansas City Wiz 3–0 Colorado Rapids (Arrowhead Stadium; April 13, 1996) Largest Win Colorado Rapids 4–0 Kansas City Wiz (Mile High Stadium; May 5... Soccer is currently the #1 youth sport in the USA, and Major League Soccer (MLS) is the nations premier professional league. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Telstra Stadium in Sydney, Australia is capable of being converted from a rectangular rugby football field to an oval for cricket and Australian rules football games A modern stadium (plural stadiums or stadia in English) is a place, or venue, for (mostly) outdoor sports, concerts or other events, consisting of... Nickname: The Mile-High City Location of Denver in Colorado Coordinates: Country United States State Colorado City-County Denver (coextensive) Founded November 22, 1858 Incorporated November 7, 1861 Mayor John Hickenlooper (D) Area    - City 401. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... Mile High Stadium (known as Bears Stadium until 1968) was a baseball, soccer and football stadium that stood in Denver, Colorado from 1948-2001. ... A mile is a unit of length, usually used to measure distance, in a number of different systems, including Imperial units, United States customary units and Swedish/Norwegian mil. ... See also: 2000 in sports, other events of 2001, 2002 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Michael Waltrip won the Daytona 500, a race that also saw the death of seven-time NASCAR champion Dale Earnhardt in an unspectacular crash during the...


Many fans opposed a corporate name and wished to retain the previous venue's name, "Mile High Stadium."[1] The Denver Post initially refused to use the INVESCO label and referred to it as Mile High for several years before changing their policy and adding INVESCO to articles. Naming rights are the right to name a piece of property, either tangible property or an event, usually granted in exchange for financial considerations. ...


INVESCO Field is used primarily for football games. It is the home field for Denver's NFL team, the Denver Broncos. The stadium also hosts the city's Major League Lacrosse team, the Denver Outlaws. In college football it has hosted the rivalry game between the Colorado State Rams and the Colorado Buffaloes. INVESCO Field is also used for concerts and other events. It was the former home of the city's Major League Soccer franchise, the Colorado Rapids. United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... For other uses of National Football League, see National Football League (disambiguation). ... City Denver, Colorado Other nicknames Orange Crush Team colors Orange and Broncos Navy Blue [1] Head Coach Mike Shanahan Owner Pat Bowlen General manager Ted Sundquist Mascot Miles League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970–present... Major League Lacrosse is a professional field lacrosse league played in the United States. ... The Denver Outlaws are a lacrosse team based in Denver, Colorado. ... The Rocky Mountain Showdown is the annual football contest between the University of Colorado Buffaloes and the Colorado State University Rams. ... // Colorado State is a comprehensive public research university that ranks among the world leaders in biomedical sciences, atmospheric sciences, environmental sciences, natural resources, veterinary medicine, animal cancer, human health and nutrition, and clean energy research. ... The University of Colorado at Boulder (CU-Boulder, UCB officially[2]; Colorado, CU colloquially) is the flagship university of the University of Colorado system. ... Soccer is currently the #1 youth sport in the USA, and Major League Soccer (MLS) is the nations premier professional league. ... Year founded 1995 League Major League Soccer Nickname Rapids Stadium Dicks Sporting Goods Park Coach Fernando Clavijo, 2005— Owner Stan Kroenke First Game Kansas City Wiz 3–0 Colorado Rapids (Arrowhead Stadium; April 13, 1996) Largest Win Colorado Rapids 4–0 Kansas City Wiz (Mile High Stadium; May 5...


INVESCO Field marks the completion of a six-year sporting venue upgrade program in Denver, including Coors Field and the Pepsi Center. As with the other venues, the stadium was constructed to be easily accessible. It sits along Interstate 25 near the Colfax Avenue and 23rd Avenue exits. It is also bordered by Federal Boulevard, a major Denver thoroughfare, on the west side. A dedicated light rail station also serves the stadium. Coors Field, located in Denver, Colorado is the home field of the National Leagues Colorado Rockies. ... Pepsi Center is an arena located in Denver, Colorado, USA. The building is home to the Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Colorado Mammoth and Colorado Crush. ... Interstate 25 is an interstate highway in the western United States. ... INVESCO Field at Mile High is a light rail station in the RTD light rail system of Denver, Colorado. ...


The first ever event at the new stadium was a concert by the rock group The Eagles. The Eagles are an American rock music group that originally came together in Los Angeles, California in the early 1970s. ...


On September 10, 2001 INVESCO Field hosted its first regular season game, in which the Denver Broncos defeated the New York Giants 31 to 20. In a pre-game ceremony Broncos legends John Elway, Steve Atwater, Randy Gradishar, Haven Moses, Billy Thompson, Floyd Little, Dennis Smith, and Karl Mecklenburg helped to "Move the Thunder" from the old Mile High Stadium to the new home of the Broncos. September 10 is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years). ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the current season, see 2006 New York Giants season. ... John Albert Elway, Jr. ... Stephen Dennis Atwater (born October 28, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former American football player who spent most of his career playing free safety for the Denver Broncos of the NFL. // He attended Lutheran High School North in St. ... Randy Gradishar was a American football linebacker who was considered by some to be the greatest defensive player in Denver Broncos history. ... Haven Moses is a retired american football wide receiver who played for the National Football League Buffalo Bills and Denver Broncos and made the Pro Bowl in 1969 and 1973. ... Floyd Douglas Little (born July 4, 1942 in New Haven, Connecticut) was a three-time American football All-American running back at Syracuse University. ... In 1983, the Denver Broncos drafted Karl Mecklenburg in the 12th round with the 310th pick overall. ...


On July 2, 2005 INVESCO Field hosted the 2005 Major League Lacrosse All-Star Game. In 2006, Major League Lacrosse placed the expansion Outlaws in Denver. July 2 is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 182 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Major League Lacrosse All Star Game is the all star game of the MLL. The American Division All Stars play against the National Division All Stars. ... Major League Lacrosse is a professional field lacrosse league played in the United States. ... The Denver Outlaws are a lacrosse team based in Denver, Colorado. ...

Contents

Facts & Figures

  • $364,200,000.00 USD
  • 76,125 Seat Stadium
  • 1.7 million ft² (158,000 m²) of space
  • 530 TV monitors displayed throughout the stadium
  • 85,000 yd³ (65,000 m³) of concrete
  • 256 miles (412 km) of post tensioning cable
  • 2,100,000 ft² (195,000 m²) of asphalt paving
  • 200,000 pounds (91 t) of aluminum
  • 12,000 tons of structural steel
  • 3,861,000 field work hours
  • 12,000,000 pounds (5,400 t) of reinforcing steel
  • 130,000 bricks
  • 1.6 million masonry blocks
  • 1,500 plumbing fixtures
  • 25,000 light fixtures

(source: INVESCO Field Website) ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 3. ...

Invesco Field at Mile High
Invesco Field at Mile High
Mile High Stadium
Mile High Stadium

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Ring of Fame

  • Quarterback John Elway (1983-1998), 1999 Inductee
  • Safety Austin "Goose" Gonsoulin (1960-1966), 1984 Inductee
  • Linebacker Randy Gradishar (1974-1983), 1989 Inductee
  • Defensive End Rich Jackson (1967-1972), 1984 Inductee
  • Linebacker Tom Jackson (1973-1986), 1992 Inductee
  • Quarterback Charley Johnson (1972-1975), 1986 Inductee
  • Running Back Floyd Little (1967-1975), 1984 Inductee
  • Linebacker Karl Mecklenburg (1983-1994), 2001 Inductee
  • Quarterback Craig Morton (1977-1982), 1988 Inductee
  • Wide Receiver Haven Moses (1972-1981), 1988 Inductee
  • Former Owner Gerald H. Phipps, 1985 Inductee
  • Safety Dennis Smith (1981-1994), 2001 Inductee
  • Defensive End Paul Smith (1968-1978), 1986 Inductee
  • Wide Receiver Lionel Taylor (1960-1966), 1984 Inductee
  • Defensive Back Bill Thompson (1969-1981), 1987 Inductee
  • Quarterback Frank Tripucka (1960-1963), 1986 Inductee
  • Kicker Jim Turner (1971-1979), 1988 Inductee
  • Cornerback Louis Wright (1975-1986), 1993 Inductee
  • Tackle Gary Zimmerman (1993-1997), 2003 Inductee
  • Free Safety Steve Atwater (1989-1998), 2005 Inductee

(source: Denver Broncos website)



While the ring of fame was carried over from the old stadium to the new, the names were re-ordered to segregate the pre-Pat Bowlen (the team's owner and founder of the Ring) era and the post-Bowlen era. One of the most noticeable changes was the move of John Elway's name to the center of the ring, in-between the goalposts of the North endzone. [2] Patrick Dennis Bowlen (born February 18, 1944 in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin) is the Owner, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the Denver Broncos. ... John Albert Elway, Jr. ...


References

  1. ^ Gregory E. Favre (August 10, 2006). A Mile High Controversy. Retrieved on 2006-09-25.
  2. ^ Kyle Ringo. Kickoff: Birth of a Stadium. Retrieved on 2006-11-30.

August 10 is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... September 25 is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... November 30 is the 334th day (335th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 31 days remaining. ...

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Preceded by
Mile High Stadium
19602000
Home of the
Denver Broncos

2001–present
Succeeded by
current
Preceded by
Mile High Stadium
19962001
Home of the
Colorado Rapids

20022006
Succeeded by
Dick's Sporting Goods Park
2007–present

Coordinates: 39°44′38.17″N, 105°01′12.35″W Mile High Stadium (known as Bears Stadium until 1968) was a baseball, soccer and football stadium that stood in Denver, Colorado from 1948-2001. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... This article is about the year 2000. ... City Denver, Colorado Other nicknames Orange Crush Team colors Orange and Broncos Navy Blue [1] Head Coach Mike Shanahan Owner Pat Bowlen General manager Ted Sundquist Mascot Miles League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970–present... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mile High Stadium (known as Bears Stadium until 1968) was a baseball, soccer and football stadium that stood in Denver, Colorado from 1948-2001. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year founded 1995 League Major League Soccer Nickname Rapids Stadium Dicks Sporting Goods Park Coach Fernando Clavijo, 2005— Owner Stan Kroenke First Game Kansas City Wiz 3–0 Colorado Rapids (Arrowhead Stadium; April 13, 1996) Largest Win Colorado Rapids 4–0 Kansas City Wiz (Mile High Stadium; May 5... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Dicks Sporting Goods Park is located in Commerce City, Colorado and is home to the Colorado Rapids professional soccer team. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...



Current Stadiums of the National Football League
American Football Conference National Football Conference
Arrowhead Stadium | Cleveland Browns Stadium | Dolphin Stadium | Giants Stadium | Gillette Stadium | Heinz Field | INVESCO Field at Mile High | Jacksonville Municipal Stadium | LP Field | M&T Bank Stadium | McAfee Coliseum | Paul Brown Stadium | Qualcomm Stadium | Ralph Wilson Stadium | RCA Dome | Reliant Stadium Bank of America Stadium | Edward Jones Dome | FedExField | Ford Field | Georgia Dome | Giants Stadium | Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome | Lambeau Field | Lincoln Financial Field | Louisiana Superdome | Monster Park | Qwest Field | Raymond James Stadium | Soldier Field | Texas Stadium | University of Phoenix Stadium


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Eastern Conference Western Conference
Mitchel Athletic Complex | Nickerson Field | PAETEC Park |
 Villanova Stadium | Yurcak Field |  Washington Bayhawks Stadium TBD
The Home Depot Center | INVESCO Field at Mile High |
 Kezar Stadium | Toyota Park

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