Home to one of the country's oldest football clubs, FC Ural, the stadium was built in 1953. Since then, it has been refurbished on a number of occasions. The last of these refits has been made for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™. On each occasion, however, the stadium's historical façade remained untouched, as an architectural legacy. Architectural and decorative features typical of Soviet neo-Classicism were used lavishly in the construction of the stands, along with decorative art in the form of sculptures, vases and banners.
The stadium retains its recognisable historical façade, although a roof and temporary stands was installed for Russia 2018.
FC Ural will continue to use the stadium for its home games.
Host City: Ekaterinburg
Project: Stadium Reconstruction
Location: Repin Street
Home Team: FC Ural