Raiders' New $1.8B Stadium to Feature Folding Doors That Open on Vegas Strip

Timothy Rapp@@TRappaRTFeatured ColumnistMarch 27, 2018

LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 01:  A 62-acre site west of the Las Vegas Strip that was purchased by the Oakland Raiders for USD 77.5 million is shown on May 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The team is expected to begin play no later than 2020 in a planned 65,000-seat domed stadium on the site at a cost of about USD 1.9 billion.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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The stadium being built in Las Vegas for the Raiders when they relocate to the city will include folding doors that can be opened to reveal a view of the famous Vegas Strip, per the Las Vegas Review-Journal:

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The north end of the @Raiders' $1.8B stadium will feature folding doors that will open to a view of the Las Vegas Strip→https://t.co/cLj1JkDsT3 https://t.co/Yw5F9pjeKi

"I like the opening doors," team president Marc Badain told Richard N. Velotta of the . "I like having some form of an outdoor venue, and I think that accomplishes that here. We obviously need to be enclosed because of the climate, but having those doors and seeing what some other teams have done around the league to get an open-air feature, we were able to take the best of those ideas and then appropriate them, especially with that view."

As the old saying goes, "What happens in Vegas...may be viewable from the Raiders' new stadium."

Or something like that.


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