Who were the
The architects of Soldier Field were
the architectural firm of Holabird
When was it built?
Soldier Field was finished in 1924.
When it was built, it was called Grant Park Stadium. The
building was renamed in 1925 in honor of the soldiers who
were killed in World War 1. The Bears didn't begin to
play there until the 1970s.
How many people can it
Soldier Field was made to hold 55,000
people, but it has held more. One time in 1927 100,000
came to watch a heavyweight boxing match. For Bears
games, it holds 66,000.
What is the structure of
Soldier Field was made to have a
neoclassical look, with lot of columns like a Greek
temple, like the Field Museum of Natural History which is
Where is it located?
Soldier Field is located at 425 East
McFetridge Drive. Traffic there is very busy because of
people going to the Museum of Natural History and Soldier