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E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo
Electronic Entertainment Expo
at the Convention Center, June 2012

Inside the convention center during E3 2015

The Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Convention Center (LACC) is a convention center in the southwest portion of downtown Los Angeles. The LACC hosts annual events such as the Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Auto Show, the Anime Expo, and is best known to video game fans as host to the Electronic Entertainment Expo, also known as E3. Its newest major events are the Primetime Emmy Awards' Governors Ball, Microsoft
Microsoft
WPC, Abilities Expo, and frequent TV show and movie filmings (notably as a spaceport for Starship Troopers and used for the climactic fight scene in Rush Hour).

Contents

1 History

1.1 2028 Summer Olympics

2 Features 3 Expansion Proposals 4 See also 5 References 6 External links

History[edit] The Convention Center, designed by architect Charles Luckman, opened in 1971 and expanded in 1981, 1993 and 1997.[2] It was originally built as a rectanglular building, between Pico Boulevard
Pico Boulevard
and 11th Street (now Chick Hearn
Chick Hearn
Ct.) on Figueroa Street. The northeast portion of the Center was demolished in 1997 to make way for the Staples Center. The Convention Center Annex of green glass and white steel frames, mainly on the south side of Pico, was designed by architect James Ingo Freed.[3] The area in front of the Convention Center is known as the Gilbert Lindsay Plaza, named for the late councilman who represented the Downtown area of Los Angeles
Los Angeles
for many years. A 10-foot (3.0 m)-high monument honoring "The Emperor of the Great 9th District" was unveiled in 1995.[4] The drive between Figueroa Street and the Convention Center building is also named after Councilman Lindsay. On March 1, 1983, a tornado caused damages to the roof and upper-level panels. The building was repaired and new Convention Center lettering signs were installed at a total cost of $3 million.[5] Since 2005, the convention center has hosted the MusiCares Person of the Year tribute two nights prior to the Grammy Awards. It also hosted the pre-telecast portion of the Grammy Awards (preceding the main telecast at the Staples Center) until 2013, when the pre-telecast was moved to the Nokia Theatre (now the Microsoft
Microsoft
Theater).[6] On September 15, 2008, the Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Convention Center became the first U.S. convention center and first Los Angeles
Los Angeles
City building of its age and size in the U.S. to be Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified for Existing Buildings from the United States Green Building Council. In 2013, the Los Angeles
Los Angeles
City Council voted to let Anschutz Entertainment Group manage the Convention Center.[7] 2028 Summer Olympics[edit] During the 2028 Summer Olympics, the convention center will host six sports. It will host women's Basketball
Basketball
Preliminaries, Boxing, Fencing Taekwondo, Table Tennis
Table Tennis
and BMX Freestyle. It will be apart of the Live Site Olympic Zone down Figueroa St. [8] Features[edit] The LACC is one of the largest convention centers in the United States with over 720,000 sq ft (67,000 m2) of exhibition space, 147,000 sq ft (13,700 m2) of meeting space, 1,960,000 sq ft (182,000 m2) of parking, and a 299-seat theater.[9] The lobby floors in the north half of the building feature two large 140,000 sq ft (13,000 m2) multicolor maps of inlaid terrazzo. The project was installed by artist Alexis Smith in 1993. A map of the world centered on the Pacific Rim
Pacific Rim
covers the entire floor of the main lobby, while a map of the constellations around the north celestial pole covers the floor of the upstairs lobby.

South Hall (Tom Bradley (Mayor) Exhibit Hall, 347,000 square feet)[10] Kentia Hall (beneath South Exhibit Hall, can be converted into a 415-car parking garage) West Hall ( Sam Yorty
Sam Yorty
(Mayor) Exhibit Hall, 210,000 square feet) Neil Petree Hall Concourse (two-story meeting room bridging over Pico Boulevard) 3 food courts On-site parking for 5,600 vehicles including electrical charge stations

Expansion Proposals[edit] In 2010, the Anschutz Entertainment Group
Anschutz Entertainment Group
(AEG) and businessman Casey Wasserman proposed construction of Farmers Field, a US$1 billion combination football stadium and convention center, meant to attract the return of a National Football League
National Football League
(NFL) team to the Los Angeles area.[11] The development proposal was abandoned in March 2015. A new proposal was developed in 2015, approved by city hall and a design team was chosen. A new convention hall, called "LACOEX", would be built, with a connection to the south hall.[12] Construction and approval is set to commence by 2019. See also[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Convention Center.

William M. Hughes, Los Angeles
Los Angeles
City Council member, 1927–1929, urged conventions to come to Los Angeles List of convention centers in the United States

References[edit]

^ " Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Convention Center Brochure" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on June 26, 2013. Retrieved May 6, 2014.  ^ http://ctd.lacity.org/sites/default/files/LACC%20Annual%20Report%2010-11.pdf ^ Angels Walk LA - Figueroa, Self-guided Historic Trails, Angeles Walk LA, 2006 ^ Larry Gordon, Monument in the Image of 'the Emperor' - Tribute: A huge artwork honors the late Gilbert Lindsay, who was a powerful player on the City Council for 27 years, Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Times, March 31, 1995 ^ Gary Hart, The Los Angeles, California, Tornado of March 1, 1983, National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Natural Disasters, National Research Council (U.S.) ^ "Grammys 2013: Pre-telecast to stream live from Nokia Theatre". The Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Times. Tribune Company. February 5, 2013. Retrieved February 9, 2013.  ^ L.A. votes to let AEG run Convention Center ^ http://la24-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/assets/pdf/LA2024-canditature-part2_english.pdf ^ Welcome to the official site of the Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Convention Center Archived 2008-03-02 at the Wayback Machine. ^ LACC Center At-A-Glance Archived 2008-03-02 at the Wayback Machine. ^ Sam Farme (4 November 2010). "Tim Leiweke says L.A. stadium could be ready for 2016 Super Bowl". The Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Times. Retrieved 12 September 2011.  ^ Conventional Wisdom - The Architect's Newspaper. Archpaper.com. Retrieved on 2013-08-23.

External links[edit]

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Downtown Los Angeles

Districts and neighborhoods

Arts District Bunker Hill Chinatown Civic Center Fashion District Financial District Gallery Row Historic Core Jewelry District Little Tokyo Naud Junction Old Bank District Skid Row South Park Spring Street Financial District Toy District Wholesale District

Points of interest

Angels Flight The Broad Broadway Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels City Hall Convention Center Grand Park L.A. Live MOCA Music Center Olvera Street Pershing Square Staples Center Union Station

LA Regions Crescenta Valley Downtown Eastside Harbor Area Greater Hollywood Northeast LA Northwest LA San Fernando Valley South LA Westside Wilshire

Mid-City West Mid-Wilshire

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Electronic Entertainment Expo
Electronic Entertainment Expo
(E3)

Electronic Entertainment Expo

1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018

E3 Media and Business Summit

2007 2008

Related

Entertainment Software Association Los Angeles
Los Angeles
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Olympic venues in basketball

1936: Tennis Courts, Tennis Stadium (final) 1948: Harringay Arena 1952: Messuhalli (final), Tennis Palace 1956: West Melbourne Stadium, Royal Exhibition Building
Royal Exhibition Building
(final) 1960: Palazzo dello Sport (final), Palazzetto dello Sport 1964: National Gymnasium 1968: Juan Escutia Sports Palace 1972: Basketballhalle 1976: Centre Étienne Desmarteau, Montreal Forum
Montreal Forum
(final) 1980: CSKA Palace of Sports, Indoor Stadium (final) 1984: The Forum 1988: Jamsil Gymnasium 1992: Pavelló Olímpic de Badalona 1996: Georgia Dome
Georgia Dome
(final), Morehouse College Gymnasium 2000: Sydney SuperDome
Sydney SuperDome
(final), The Dome and Exhibition Complex 2004: Hellinikon Indoor Arena, Nikos Galis Olympic Indoor Hall (final) 2008: Wukesong Indoor Stadium 2012: Basketball
Basketball
Arena, North Greenwich Arena1 2016: Carioca Arena 1, Youth Arena 2020: Saitama Super Arena 2024: AccorHotels Arena, Palais des sports Marcel-Cerdan 2028: Staples Center, Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Convention Center

Note: During the Olympic Games, venues that have naming rights sold may not use their name during the Olympic Games.

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Olympic venues in boxing

1904: Francis Gymnasium 1908: Northampton Institute 1920: Antwerp
Antwerp
Zoo 1924: Vélodrome d'hiver 1928: Krachtsportgebouw 1932: Olympic Auditorium 1936: Deutschlandhalle 1948: Empire Pool, Empress Hall, Earl's Court 1952: Messuhalli 1956: West Melbourne Stadium 1960: Palazzo dello Sport 1964: Korakuen Ice Palace 1968: Arena México 1972: Boxhalle 1976: Maurice Richard Arena, Montreal Forum
Montreal Forum
(finals) 1980: Indoor Stadium 1984: Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Memorial Sports Arena 1988: Jamsil Students' Gymnasium 1992: Pavelló Club Joventut Badalona 1996: Alexander Memorial Coliseum 2000: Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre 2004: Peristeri Olympic Boxing
Boxing
Hall 2008: Workers Indoor Arena 2012: ExCeL 2016: Riocentro
Riocentro
– Pavilion 6 2020: Kokugikan Arena 2024: Court Suzanne Lenglen 2028: Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Convention Center

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Olympic venues in table tennis

1988: Seoul National University Gymnasium 1992: Barcelona Estació del Nord 1996: Georgia World Congress Center 2000: State Sports Centre 2004: Galatsi Olympic Hall 2008: Peking University Gymnasium 2012: ExCeL 2016: Riocentro
Riocentro
– Pavilion 3 2020: Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium 2024: Halle Georges Carpentier 2028: Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Convention Center

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Olympic venues in cycling

1896 Marathon (city), Neo Phaliron Velodrome 1900 Vélodrome de Vincennes 1904 Francis Field 1908 White City Stadium 1912 Liljeholmen, Mälaren 1920 Antwerp, Vélodrome d'Anvers Zuremborg 1924 Stade de Colombes, Vélodrome de Vincennes 1928 Amsterdam, Olympic Stadium 1932 Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Avenue, Pacific Coast Highway, Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Vineyard Avenue 1936 Avus Motor Road, BSV 92 Field & Stadium 1948 Herne Hill Velodrome, Windsor Great Park 1952 Käpylä, Maunula, Pakila, Velodrome 1956 Broadmeadows, Velodrome 1960 Olympic Velodrome, Via Cassia, Via Flaminia, Via Cristoforo Colombo, Via di Grottarossa 1964 Hachioji City, Hachioji Velodrome 1968 Agustín Melgar Olympic Velodrome, Satellite Circuit 1972 Bundesautobahn 96, Grünwald, Radstadion 1976 Mount Royal
Mount Royal
Park, Olympic Velodrome, Quebec Autoroute 40 1980 Krylatskoye Sports Complex Cycling Circuit, Krylatskoye Sports Complex Velodrome, Moscow-Minsk Highway 1984 Artesia Freeway, Olympic Velodrome, Streets of Mission Viejo 1988 Olympic Velodrome, Tongillo Road Course 1992 A-17 highway, Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Sant Sadurní Cycling Circuit, Velòdrom d'Horta 1996 Cycling road course, Georgia International Horse Park, Stone Mountain Park Archery Center and Velodrome 2000 Centennial Parklands, Dunc Gray Velodrome, Western Sydney Parklands 2004 Athens Olympic Velodrome, Kotzia Square, Parnitha Olympic Mountain Bike Venue, Vouliagmeni Olympic Centre 2008 Laoshan Bicycle Moto Cross (BMX) Venue, Laoshan Mountain Bike Course, Laoshan Velodrome, Urban Road Cycling Course 2012 BMX Circuit, Hadleigh Farm, London Velodrome, Hampton Court Palace 2016 Fort Copacabana, Mountain Bike Centre, Olympic BMX Centre, Pontal, Rio Olympic Velodrome 2020 Izu Velodrome, Fuji Speedway, Olympic BMX Course 2024 Vélodrome de Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, Champs-Élysées, Élancourt Hill 2028 VELO Sports Center, Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Convention Center, Grand Park, Downtown Long Beach, Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park

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Olympic venues in fencing

1896: Zappeion 1900: Tuileries Garden 1904: Francis Gymnasium 1908: Franco-British Exhibition Fencing
Fencing
Grounds 1912: Östermalms IP 1920: Gardens of the Egmont Palace 1924: Stade de Colombes 1928: Schermzaal 1932: 160th Regiment State Armory 1936: Haus des Deutschen Sports, Tennis Courts 1948: Wembley Palace of Engineering 1952: Westend Tennis Hall 1956: St Kilda Town Hall 1960: Palazzo dei Congressi 1964: Waseda Memorial Hall 1968: Fernando Montes de Oca Fencing
Fencing
Hall 1972: Messegelände, Fechthalle 1, Messegelände Fechthalle 2 1976: Winter Stadium, Université de Montréal 1980: CSKA Football Fieldhouse 1984: Long Beach Convention Center 1988: Olympic Fencing
Fencing
Gymnasium 1992: Palau de la Metal·lúrgia 1996: Georgia World Congress Center 2000: Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre 2004: Fencing
Fencing
Hall 2008: Olympic Green Convention Center 2012: ExCeL, Copper Box 2016: Carioca Arena 3 2020: Makuhari Messe 2024: Grand Palais 2028: Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Convention Center

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Olympic venues in taekwondo

1988 (demonstration): Jangchung Gymnasium 1992 (demonstration): Palau Blaugrana 2000: State Sports Centre 2004: Faliro Sports Pavilion Arena 2008: Beijing Science and Technology University Gymnasium 2012: ExCeL 2016: Carioca Arena 3 2020: Makuhari Messe 2024: Grand Palais 2028: Los Angeles

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