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Title supplied by cataloger. Dodger Stadium, built in the Los Angeles area of Chávez Ravine, just north of downtown, is currently the third oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball. Construction began in 1959, it opened on April 10, 1962, and has been home to the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team ever since. It was designed by architect Emil Praeger and was built by the Vinell Construction Company. The stadium sits on 300 acres and has a capacity of 56,000, with 16,000 parking spaces. The stadium was privately financed by Walter O'Malley with an original proposed cost of $12 million but was finally completed at a cost of $23 million. Dodger Stadium's official address is 1000 Elysian Park Avenue. Pictured is Dodger Stadium in Chávez Ravine, under construction. Nearly completed stands can be seen as well as the undeveloped field. Photograph dated February 12, 1963. See images 00155497 through 00155505 for all photos in this series.