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The Green Wave of Tulane has played in the Superdome in New Orleans since 1975 and is now planning for an on-campus stadium, to be ready for the 2014 season.
The stadium is expected to cost $60 million – substantially less than the potential cost of an on-campus CSU stadium, which could range anywhere from $100 million to $200 million – and will seat 30,000.
Tulane will build an oval, open-air stadium, designed by architecture firm Gould-Evans Associates. Robert Riccardi of Gould-Evans designed the structure after being commissioned by Tulane Athletic Director Rick Dickson.
The Green Wave's new home will include a plate-glass press box and two patio areas, as well as a game-day pavilion in front of the stadium. Artificial field turf will carpet the playing surface.
It will be located directly in the middle of what Tulane officials call the university's
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