Football and the Global City

Published in Kit Magazine, a special look at urban innovation—transit initiatives to public-private partnerships to infrastructure revival—through the lens of modern stadium development and a rapidly changing Downtown Los Angeles.


Timothy Young (photography); Noah Davis (interviews); Marco and Mauro La Villa (illustration)

“It sends a broader message about LAFC’s commitment to the community and says we’re part of developing the Figueroa Corridor on this end.”

“It truly is a stadium of firsts. Not just for its financing approach or that it’s the linchpin for broader revitalization, but the mix of public-and private-sector partners who’ve come to the table represent something genuinely special.”

“We have the chance to create seismic change in how people think about the river.”