LA Memorial Coliseum spruce-up work over



Linkedin Twitter

LA Memorial Coliseum Image: connect.media

The restoration work of the United Airlines Field at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is complete. The entire renovation work expense stands at $315 million.

The restoration work has been done without tampering with the pristine sheen of the public stadium. The famed facility approaches its second century of service.

The makeover work which began in January 2018 dropped the Coliseum’s capacity from 93,000 to 77,500. It has been made a world class facility ready to host USC and Rams football, as well as global events like the 2028 Olympics.

Each seat in the stadium has been replaced and the venue is now equipped with new suites, loge boxes, club seats, a concourse and a press box. Few sections now boast of wider seats, more leg room and extra aisles.

A new seven-story Scholarship Club Tower has come up on the stadium’s south side. The rooftop 1923 club has been named so keeping in sync with the year the Coliseum opened.

The Wi-Fi, electrical and plumbing systems have all been updated. Taxpayers’ money was not used in the refurbishment work and it was entirely funded by USC, United Airlines and private donors.

“We will welcome the world in 2028 for the Olympics. We believe the renovated Coliseum will be the centerpiece of the Exposition Park renaissance which is taking place around us today, and many generations to follow,” USC Athletics Department CEO Steve Lopes remarked.

Memorial Coliseum was built in 1923 and commissioned as a memorial to veterans who fought and died in World War I. USC has controlled it since 2013.

Continue to follow Coliseum for latest updates on venues business news. Coliseum is dedicated towards building the best global community of sports and entertainment venue executives and professionals creating better and more profitable venues.

Coliseum facilitates a dialogue between stadiums, arenas, clubs, leagues and experts and enables them to learn from each other while establishing relationships. Coliseum’s digital 365Coliseum Business Center is a vast pool of resource for the stadium and arena industry world-wide.

Watch 150 member-exclusive videos with valuable tips for your venue



« Previous News:
» Next News:



More News

Columbus Crew stadium naming rights

‘Crew’ to take ‘flight’ in Lower.com Field

Published: June 18th, 2021

The Major League Soccer (MLS) team Columbus Crew and fintech company Lower announced on June 15th a... » Read more

Vienna new multipurpose sports arena

Vienna to ‘sport’ Sport Arena Wien

Published: June 18th, 2021

The new Sport Arena Wien in Vienna (Austria) with three multifunctional sports halls is being built... » Read more

Allegiant Stadium surrounding area

Avant-garde neighborhood for ‘Death Star’

Published: June 18th, 2021

A clear picture is emerging as to what the area skirting the alluring Allegiant Stadium (US) could... » Read more

Dutch government gives green light for full capacity events

Dutch Govt ‘yes’ to full to the brim stadia

Published: June 18th, 2021

With the COVID-19 situation making significant improvement, the Dutch Government has given the nod... » Read more


Receive global sports venue NEWS twice a week in your inbox