I recently had the opportunity to take a tour of Ford Field. It was pretty cool to go behind the scenes — and on the sidelines:
The stadium stands on the site of the old Hudson’s flagship building and incorporates some of its original structure, such as this brickwork:
These quotes are on the walls at the mouth of the Lions’ tunnel:
The view from the press box:
Words of wisdom in the locker room:
We learned that the stadium opened in 2002 (I don’t pay much attention to such things and was surprised to learn it had been that long). Everything is so pristine, it seems much newer.
All in all, an interesting outing and a fun way to log some activity while learning a bit about the inner workings of one of Detroit’s premier venues.