“This is precious real estate and this is a precious place."
-- Los Angeles FC president Tom Penn
, making his case to the Los Angeles City Council, which unanimously approved
plans for the MLS club's privately financed $250-million stadium in Exposition Park. Construction on the 22,000-seat stadium to be built next to the Coliseum on the site of the 56-year-old Sports
Arena should begin this summer. (Los Angeles Times