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Soldier Field History

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Historical timeline of Soldier Field

After playing 31 years along the lakefront a brief one-year hiatus from Soldier Field while the new stadium was being constructed within its historic colonnades, the Bears have returned to their stadium by the Lake. Check out the historical timeline of Soldier Field from past to present.

Soldier Field Facts and Figures

Soldier Field was amazingly built in 20 months and holds the shortest construction time for a modern day stadium on record. It is now accessible to the public year round. This section gives the answers to all of those Soldier Field trivia questions Bears fans crave.

Soldier Field win top honor/debuts in 2003

A jury of 10 distinguished construction professionals chose the new Soldier Field as Midwest Construction magazine's overall Project of the Year.