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Highmark Stadium is a 3,500-seat soccer-specific stadium in Pittsburgh's Station Square which is home to the Pittsburgh Riverhounds of the USL. The stadium also houses the Pittsburgh Passion women's football team, three local colleges use the stadium for soccer, lacrosse and rugby, and six different local high schools will use the field for soccer and lacrosse. The $10.2 million project began with the demolishing and excavating of the former Trib Total Media Amphitheatre, building foundations for the scoreboard, light poles and grading foundations for the grandstands as well as the installation of underground utilities. The field surface is FIFA 2-star certified artificial turf, the highest rating that an artificial surface can achieve, one of only six fields in the country to earn that rating. Other fields to earn this rating in the United States include: Providence Park, CenturyLink Field, and Gillette Stadium, all of which house Major League Soccer franchises. On August 1, 2015, the supporters' section was renamed the Paul Child Stand in honor of Pittsburgh soccer legend Paul Child. About Highmark Stadium, Benjamin Zand of the BBC once said it is "[...]probably the most beautiful stadium I've ever seen."

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Highmark Stadium A professional soccer team that plays in the Eastern Conference of the United Soccer League. -80.009592603902 40.436182583061 http://pittsburgh.city/attractions/Highmark_Stadium

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+1 412-224-4900

Address

510 W Station Square Dr
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