It's official: Falcons to build stadium on south site - KMSP-TV

It's official: Falcons to build stadium on south site

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ATLANTA -

The Atlanta Falcons team has officially notified the city of its decision to build its new retractable roof stadium on the preferred south site.

The recent purchase agreements with two churches and completion of a feasibility study have cleared the way to build the facility at MLK Jr. Drive at Northside Drive.

It is the preferred site because of its access to MARTA.

The Falcons hope to start playing in the new billion dollar stadium by the 2017 season.

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