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Location address: United States, Multnomah
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Providence Park station is a light rail station on the MAX Blue and Red Lines located in the Goose Hollow neighborhood of Portland, Oregon. It is named after the adjacent stadium, Providence Park. The station, consisting of separate east and westbound platforms built into city sidewalks between SW 17th and SW 18th Avenues on SW Yamhill and SW Morrison Streets, opened on August 31, 1997. Originally named Civic Stadium station, it was renamed to PGE Park station in 2001, Jeld-Wen Field in 2011, and to its present name in 2014, each time following changes in the name of the stadium.
Providence Park (formerly Jeld-Wen Field; PGE Park; Civic Stadium; originally Multnomah Stadium; and from 1893 until the stadium was built, Multnomah Field) is an outdoor sports venue located in the Goose Hollow neighborhood of Portland, Oregon, United States. The MLS Portland Timbers soccer team use the facility as their home pitch, as well as the NWSL Portland Thorns FC and the USL PDL Timbers U23s. The NCAA Division I FCS Portland State Vikings football team uses the park during the Big Sky season. The stadium has been host to several major sporting events including Soccer Bowl ‘77, the 1999 and 2003 FIFA Women’s World Cups, the 2009 Triple-A All-Star Game and the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup. It is scheduled to host the 2014 MLS All-Star Game.