Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena and Coliseum History
The Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena and Coliseum have
both been fixtures in Los Angeles, California since the Coliseum opened in 1923. The two venues are located on the same plot
of land in the University Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, right near the USC campus. The venues have been used for several
different events including NFL and NBA games but now the biggest attraction is USC Trojans home football games at The Coliseum.
Between the two venues they have hosted the NBA, the NHL, the NFL, NCAA football, the Olympics, and much more big time events.
Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena and Coliseum Events
The USC Trojans football team calls the Los Angeles Memorial
Coliseum home, and most fans imply refer to it as "The Coliseum." The Trojans have one of the best football programs in the
country, and they play in one of the toughest conferences in the nation in the Pac-12. The Trojans host top teams each and
every season, and their fans pack into this venue to catch the football action in person. The Trojans have a big game coming
their way this season on November 13th when the Cal Bears visit the Coliseum. The Bears always have a strong squad, and these
two teams have a long history of exciting matchups. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will hit the field at the Coliseum this
season for the final home game of the year on November 29th. The Irish and Trojans have a fantastic rivalry that goes back
a long way, and this is sure to be one of the highlights of this football season.
Los Angeles, California
else would the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena and Coliseum be located other than Los Angeles? As the city in California
with the highest population, and the second most populous city in the United States, you can be sure that there are plenty
of reasons to visit Los Angeles. You would be remiss not to visit the beach whether it is Venice Beach, Santa Monica, Malibu,
or any of the other nearby beaches. A trip to Hollywood Boulevard will allow you to go along the Walk of Fame and see the
names some of your favorite stars of film, television, radio, and music before you stop by Grauman's Chinese Theater and see
where the biggest stars in the history of showbiz have put their hand prints in the cement. If you are looking for something
more cultured head over to the J. Paul Getty Museum and see some of the world famous art hanging from its walls.
Angeles Memorial Sports Arena and Coliseum Seating Layout
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is one of the largest facilities
in California and can hold more than 93,000 guests for all of the big concerts and football games that take place within its
walls. The Los Angeles Sports Arena is able to hold more than 16,000 fans for basketball, boxing, and wrestling, and just
under 15,000 for hockey games. Both venues have been recently renovated to update the facilities which had become a bit outdated
after decades of use.
Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena and Coliseum Trivia
How much did this venue cost
at the time of construction?
The answer is a shade under $1 million.