|Capacity||Permanent capacity: 56,040, Baseball: 45,757, Soccer: 61,004, Football: 66,308, Concert: 78,322|
Montreal Olympic Stadium is a multi-purpose arena, located in Olympic Park, Montreal, Canada which was originally constructed to serve as the prime stadium for the 1976 Summer Olympics and hosted events including the opening and closing ceremonies, team jumping equestrian events, football finals, and athletics. The stadium currently serves as a multi- purpose facility for special events such as concerts, trade shows. It was the home stadium of Montreal's professional football and baseball teams. Post-1976 Olympics, it underwent a series of renovation in between 1980-1992 to improve the structure of the stadium. Montreal Tower (world's tallest inclined tower) is located at the north base of the stadium. The design of the buildings is regarded as the masterpiece of Organic Modern architecture. It has also hosted artists such as Pink Floyd, Emerson, Lake & Palmer (ELP) and an opera performance of Aida.