– costing more than Target Field, TCF Bank Stadium and Xcel Energy Center combined.

Any comparisons between the past and upcoming home of the Vikings must be framed with that in mind. That said, here is a look at how the two buildings stack up against each other (with information gleaned from Vikings.com and other sources):

Metrodome Category U.S. Bank Stadium

1982 Year opened 2016

900,000 Total square footage 1.75 million

24 feet Concourse width 32-50 feet

243 Club seats 8,000

Yes In-line skating? Yes

June 26, 1986: Bob Dylan/Grateful Dead/Tom Petty triple bill First big concerts Aug. 19-20, 2016: Luke Bryan the first night, Metallica the second

Sept. 12, 1982: Vikings 17, Tampa Bay 10 First regular-season Vikings game Sept. 18, 2016: Vikings vs. Packers

Super Bowl XXVI: Washington 37, Buffalo 24 Super Bowl, homeboy Feb. 4, 2018: Teams TBA