Inglewood Approves NFL Stadium Plan, Increases Lead in Race to Bring a Team to L.A.

As reported by the Orange County Register:

INGLEWOOD – The Inglewood City Council on Tuesday night unanimously approved Rams owner Stan Kroenke’s plans to build the world’s most expensive stadium at Hollywood Park.

The council’s approval of the Hollywood Park Land Company’s plans to build a $1.86 billion, 80,000-seat, closed-roof stadium as part of a larger 298-acre redevelopment is the closest the NFL has been to returning to Los Angeles since the Rams and Raiders left Southern California more than 20 years ago.

“It’s the one, best chance for the NFL to come back here,” Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts said after the four-hour council meeting that included the 5-0 vote. …

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