1301 Shoal Creek Blvd.,
House Park is a 6,000-6,500 seat American football stadium in Austin, Texas that is owned and operated by the Austin Independent School District.
House Park opened in 1939 along
Shoal Creek, just down the hill from the old campus of Austin High School near downtown. The stadium was built on land donated by Edward M. House, a former diplomat and adviser to Woodrow Wilson. House Park was later dedicated to the memory of the Austin High students that lost their lives serving in World War I and World War II.
High School Sports [ edit ]
As of 2012
Anderson, McCallum and Lanier High Schools. The absence of a track sets it apart from most other high school stadiums in large cities, but it does also host soccer games and has in the past been the site of the Texas High School Lacrosse Championships.
, the stadium still serves as the home stadium for Austin High, as well as
Professional Sports [ edit ]
House Park is home to the
Austin Aztex of the United Soccer League, which is the 3rd tier of the United States soccer pyramid and a developmental league for the MLS.
House Park is also the home of the
Austin Outlaws of the Women's Football Alliance.
In 2008, the natural grass playing surface was replaced with
artificial turf. Fans were able to take patches of the grass turf as souvenirs. [1 ]
On May 25th, 2015,
historic flooding along Shoal Creek damaged the stadium and turf forcing the Aztex to search for a temporary home. [2 ]
House Park Photos [ edit ]
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Coordinates: 30°16′41″N 97°44′58″W / 30.27798°N 97.749578°W