Rogers Centre - Rogers Centre information and pictures
or formerly known as Skydome is a home of the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club™ and the Toronto Argonauts Football Team™.
Rogers Centre is massive building - a domed stadium with retractable roof - and was built in 1985/89. The retractable roof is split in 4 sections made of plastic fabric stretched on metal frames and can be fully opened or closed for 20 minutes. The stadium has 46,000 seats and hosts many events and sports games. The grass for the field is artificial turf and is rolled out and zipped together. Rogers Centre has unique Videoboard, which is one of the world's largest, measuring 33 m/110 f wide by 10m/33 f high.
Rogers Centre is a venue for concerts, the annual Auto Show in Toronto
and of course baseball and football games.
In 2005 Skydome was bought by the telecommunication/cable company Rogers and was renamed Rogers Centre.
The Audience by Michael Snow ; A Tribute to Baseball by Lutz Haufschild and The Art of the Possible by Mimi Gellman are a couple of artworks and sculptures located outside of Rogers Centre.
Where is Rogers Centre
: 1 Blue Jays Way
How to get to Rogers Centre
: It is located right next to CN Tower
Subway Yonge-University-Spadina line to Union Station
and then follow the SkyWalk west or Front Street West.
For more information on current events visit the Rogers Centre web site
Rogers Centre, Toronto, Open Dome
Rogers Centre, Toronto
Rogers Centre Toronto View from CN Tower
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