The Philadelphia Eagles announced the second step in their stadium revitalization project today. On the heels of a new deal with Panasonic, Lincoln Financial Field will see the addition of roughly 1,600 new seats.
The new seats will be added at select corners of the stadium. Here are some (poor quality) screen shots, illustrating the upcoming changes.
During this process, current season ticket holders will have the chance to relocate their seats. In an interview with Dave Spadaro posted on the Eagles’ website, team president Don Smolenski said the process will be handled by the ticket office in the coming months.
Smolenski also said that the new seats will have “a small impact” on season ticket holders and the prices of seats:
Approximately 52% of the tickets will increase in price, while 43% will stay the same and 5% will decrease. The previous stadium layout grouped tickets into five categories and the new layout will consist of eight.
“With seats being added and the structure of our seating bowl changing, we took a step back and reviewed how the building was priced,” said Smolenski. “We decided to adjust the prices in certain sections to more accurately reflect their value and popularity compared to other sections around the stadium.”
It’s unclear which seats will see price changes.
When the new seats are added, Lincoln Financial Field should should have a capacity of over 69,000.
Here’s a seating map of the new prices from NBC10’s John Clark, which now range from $75 to $130
— John Clark NBC10 (@johnclarknbc10) February 6, 2014