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Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

 
 
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By Craig Baker, April 20, 2018
1. Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Marker
Inscription. This stadium was originally completed in 1923. It was partially redesigned and enlarged for the 1932 Olympic Games. Both designs were by architects John & Donald B. Parkinson. The Coliseum has witnessed many important sports, political, and historical events. When the games of the XXIIIrd Olympiad began here on July 28, 1984, the Coliseum became the first stadium in the world to host the Olympic Games twice.
 
Erected 1984 by California State Parks, with American Institute of Architects, the Coliseum Commission, and USC. (Marker Number 960.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 34° 0.815′ N, 118° 17.179′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on South Figueroa Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3911 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles CA 90037, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Downbeat Club (approx. 1.8 miles away); Apex / Club Alabam (approx. 1.8 miles away); St. Vincent Court (approx. 2.9 miles away); Oviatt Building (approx.
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, April 20, 2018
2. Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Marker
Dozens of nearby markers honor famous sports figures.
3 miles away); Old Ironsides (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Battle of La Mesa (approx. 3.2 miles away); La Mesa Battlefield (approx. 3.2 miles away); Spring Street (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
 
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Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, April 20, 2018
3. Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
1984 Olympics Closing Ceremony image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, August 12, 1984
4. 1984 Olympics Closing Ceremony
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2015
5. Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Undergoing a major renovation in 2018-2019.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 80 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 23, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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