Plans for a football stadium in downtown Los Angeles are expected to be approved by the City Council Friday, marking a crucial step in a long journey to bring an NFL team back to LA.
Anschutz Entertainment Group 's $1.1 billion proposal includes a 76,000-seat stadium and a revamped LA Convention Center that would cost AEG up to $391 million.
The vote comes after news broke recently that AEG was for sale, raising questions about the future of the stadium plan.
In a packed and noisy chamber, the council was set to consider a development agreement with AEG, which also owns the neighboring Staples Center, and an environmental report on the stadium, among other items that must be approved for the project to move forward.
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