Stuttgart Football Stadium – Gottlieb Daimler Stadion

Gottlieb Daimler Stadion, Stuttgart Stadium, History, Mercedes-Benz Arena Design, Architect, Dates

Stuttgart Stadium Building : Architecture

Former NeckarStadion: Major South West German Football Arena

Stuttgart Stadium

Location: Baden Wurtemburg, southwest Germany
Date built: 1933
Design: Paul Bonatz, architect

From the 2008–09 season, the stadium was renamed the Mercedes-Benz Arena, starting with a pre-season friendly against Arsenal (London football club) on 30 July 2008.

Neckar-Stadion Renewal
1971-73

Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion – Redevelopment
1999-2001

Football Club: VfB Stuttgart

Stuttgart Stadium – History

The Stuttgart Stadium was in 1933 Hitler’s Kampfbahn, used for Hitler’s recruiting propaganda.

After World War II American soldiers renamed the Kampfbahn as the Century-Stadium and played baseball there.

In became the Neckarstadion in 1949.

Used for the 1974 Football World Cup in 1974 and 2006

In 1993 the Neckarstadion was renamed as Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion after the founder of the automobile

Capacity: approx. 54,000

Paul Bonatz (1877 – 1956) was a German architect, member of the Stuttgart School and professor at the technical university in that city during part of World War II and from 1954 until his death. He worked in many styles, but most often in a simplified neo-Romanesque,


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