Key facts

Address 50 Route 120, East Rutherford, New Jersey
Capacity 80,242
Build Date 1976
Architect Kivett and Myers
Ewing Cole Erdman & Eubank
Clauss & Nolan
Stadium Cost US$78 million ($343 million in 2018 dollars)
Who is the owner of Giants Stadium? New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority
Where is Giants Stadium located? 40°48′44″N 74°4′37″W
Nickname The Meadowlands, The Swamp
Surface AstroTurf (1976–1999)
Grass (2000–2002)
FieldTurf (2003–2009)


The Giants stadium is the home of the New York Giants, it was built in the mid 1970’s after the Geients were sharing with Major League Baseball team ‘New York Yankiees’. The ground was finally opened on October 10th 1976. A number of different teams play at the stadium including both the Ney York Giants amd the New York Jets. The Major League scooer team Metro Stars also play here.