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Fast Facts

  • Intimate World Class Facility

    • Baseball-only design
    • 41,800 total capacity
    • Seating angled toward the infield and positioned lower and closer to the field
    • 360° circulation on Field Level
  • Comfort and Convenience

    • Wider seats and more legroom between rows; wider concourses for easier access
    • More restroom facilities and concession areas to reduce lines; more elevators to facilitate movement
  • Fan-Friendly Park

    • Expanded Fan Fest family entertainment area
    • Acela Club restaurant in left field with field-view seating
    • State-of-the-art video boards and sound system
    • Significant access enhancements with full ADA compliance
  • Between the Lines

    • Natural grass playing field
    • Field dimensions and distinctive asymmetrical outfield wall make this a traditional pitcher's park
    • Right field "Pepsi Porch" in fair territory extends eight feet out over the field
  • Easy Access

    • Parking lot is more efficient with new points of entry.
      • 8,500 spaces between on-site and adjacent off-site parking
      • 3,680 spaces in remote lots in surrounding areas
    • Existing Subway and Long Island Railroad access in close proximity to main entrance
  • Classic Design

    • Exterior facade and main entry rotunda inspired by Ebbets Field (Brooklyn, 1913-57)
    • Red brick, granite and cast stone comprise the construction materials of the exterior facade
    • Exposed steel is a very dark blue and the seats are dark green
    • Landscaping, lighting, banners, and plaza finishes will be designed to enhance the ambient environment for the fans
  • New York City Connection

    • Mets' connection to New York City is reflected in areas throughout the new Citi Field
      • Jackie Robinson Rotunda
        • 6 larger panels are 17.5 FT wide x 11 FT tall
        • 2 smaller panels are 12.5 FT wide x 11 FT tall
      • Empire Suites
      • Champions Club
  • Design and Construction

    • Project managed by Queens Ballpark Company, L.L.C.
    • Designed by Populous; construction management by Hunt-Bovis
    • Completed Opening Day 2009