Bills release images of what new stadium may look like
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Bills on Thursday released images of what their new stadium may look like when construction is complete by fall of 2026.
The images show the outside and the inside of the stadium, which will be built on the other side of Abbott Road in Orchard Park.
“The Bills, in conjunction with Legends and stadium architectural firm Populous, have left no stone unturned in covering every innovative element of new stadium design,” said a statement from the Bills. “The exterior stadium image highlights the team’s desire for a visual identity that reflects some of the historical architecture of Buffalo, while also delivering a modern appearance.”
New York State approved the construction of the $1.4 billion stadium on March 28, which will ensure that the Bills stay in western New York for at least the next 30 years. $850 million in funding will come from state taxpayers, including $600 million from the state’s budget and $250 million from Erie County. The NFL and the Bills franchise agreed to pay $550 million toward to new stadium.
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