Stadio delle Alpi

The Stadio delle Alpi was a football and athletics stadium in Turin, Italy, and was the home of both Juventus Football Club and Torino Football Club between 1990 and 2006. In English, the name meant "Stadium of the Alps", a reference to the nearby Alps mountain range. The stadium was demolished in 2009 and both football clubs moved to the rebuilt Stadio Olimpico. A new stadium for Juventus, the Juventus Stadium, was constructed on the site of the former delle Alpi and opened in 2011.

Stadio delle Alpi
LocationTurin, Italy
Coordinates45°06′34.42″N 7°38′28.54″E
OwnerCity of Turin (1990–2002)[1]
Juventus (2002–2009)
Field size105 m × 68 m
Broke ground1988
Opened31 May 1990
DemolishedFebruary 2009
Construction cost€200M[2]
ArchitectStudio Hutter
Juventus (1990–2006)
Torino (1990–2006)

Designed by architect Studio Hutter, the Stadio delle Alpi was originally built in 1990 to host matches for the 1990 FIFA World Cup as a replacement for the aging Stadio Olimpico, then known as the Stadio Comunale. The stadium's original capacity was 69,041 fans. However, due to FIFA rules regarding the segregation of home and away supporters, the actual capacity was reduced to 67,229.[3]