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M&T Bank Stadium
"The Bank", "The Nest", “The Asylum”
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Former names Ravens Stadium at Camden Yards (1998–1999)
PSINet Stadium (1999–2002)
Ravens Stadium (2002–2003)
M&T Bank Stadium (2003–present)
Location 1101 Russell Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21230
Coordinates 39°16′41″N 76°37′22″W / 39.27806°N 76.62278°W / 39.27806; -76.62278Coordinates: 39°16′41″N 76°37′22″W / 39.27806°N 76.62278°W / 39.27806; -76.62278
Broke ground July 23, 1996
Opened September 6, 1998
Owner Maryland Stadium Authority
Operator Baltimore Ravens
Surface Grass (1998–2002)
Sportexe Momentum Turf (2003–2009)
Sportexe Momentum 51 (2010-Present)
Construction cost $220 million
($288 million in 2016 dollars )
Architect HOK Sport (now Populous)
Structural engineer Bliss and Nyitray, Inc.
General Contractor The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Capacity 71,008 (2007-present)
68,400 (1998)
69,084 (1999-2004)
70,107 (2005-2006)
Tenants
Baltimore Ravens (NFL) (1998–present)
Baltimore Bayhawks (MLL) (2002)
Crab Bowl Classic (2005, 2010)
Face-Off Classic (2007– )
Day of Rivals (2009– )

M&T Bank Stadium is the home football stadium of the Baltimore Ravens. It is located in downtown Baltimore, Maryland. The Ravens moved into M&T Bank Stadium in 1998 after spending a two years in Memorial Stadium. M&T Bank Stadium has also hosted the NCAA Lacrosse Final Four in 2003, 2004 and 2007.

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