Banc Of California Stadium Groundbreaking

 

We take the next step toward our launch with our groundbreaking.

 

Press

ESPN FC: http://www.espnfc.com/major-league-soccer/story/2936305/magic-johnson-and-will-ferrell-help-lafc-break-ground-on-new-stadium

LA Times: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-boc-naming-rights-20160822-snap-story.html

Major League Soccer: https://www.mlssoccer.com/post/2016/08/23/lafc-owners-look-ahead-stars-fans-alike-flock-stadium-groundbreaking

Univision: http://www.univision.com/deportes/futbol/mls/con-will-ferrell-y-magic-johnson-presentes-lafc-inicio-la-construccion-de-su-estadio

Fox Sports: http://www.foxsports.com/soccer/story/lafc-breaks-ground-on-new-stadium-unveils-name-of-venue-082316

 

Facts

  • The first new open-air stadium built in the city of Los Angeles since Dodgers Stadium in 1962
  • The stadium is accessible from the expanded LA Expo line
  • At 34 degrees, seating will be among the steepest in the MLS
  • The closest seats are only 12 feet from the touch line 
  • Every seat will be within 135 feet of the pitch 
  • The stadium roof will rise 85 feet above Figueroa St. 
  • 5 million pounds of steel will go into the construction 
  • The stadium will be an LEED Silver certified building 
  • 125,000 sq ft of walkways and plazas will be open to the public 
  • The roof will be covered with 190,000 sq ft of ETFE film 
  • The pitch will be 86,000 sq ft of improved natural bermuda grass adapted for Southern California