LOS ANGELES (AP) — Historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum shall be renamed United Airways Memorial Coliseum.
College of Southern California President C.L. Max Nikias introduced the brand new identify Monday throughout a ceremonial groundbreaking for a $270 million renovation of the 95-year-old stadium.
The Coliseum is dwelling to the USC Trojans soccer crew and is now managed and operated by the college.
Opened in 1923, the stadium hosted the 1932 and 1984 Olympics and can see the video games once more in 2028.
It additionally serves because the short-term dwelling of the NFL’s Rams since their return from St. Louis and is a previous dwelling of the Los Angeles Dodgers, the previous Los Angeles Raiders and the UCLA Bruins.
The Coliseum as soon as seated greater than 100,000 spectators and now seats 93,600. Renovation will cut back that to 77,500.