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Although Tim Hortons Field will have a smaller seating capacity than Ivor Wynne did — there's clearly a limit-the-supply, increase-the-demand concept in play — its footprint is nearly 50 per cent larger. At seven storeys tall, it will be visible from much farther away
The gathering areas beyond the end zones and in the concourses — which provide views of the field, not just wall — are great concepts. They hearken to what Ivor Wynne and Civic Stadium provided for this city: a de facto town square.
Many longtime CFL fans may still be upset that the stadium will not be a bowl, except for Grey Cup games when extra seating will be constructed beyond each end zone. But bowls are really for American football. The Canadian field occupies better than 3,300 square yards more than an American field, so it's far more important from a sightline perspective to have as many seats as possible on the sidelines, between the end zones. And 80 per cent of the new building's seats are exactly there.