Two sports programs that have produced some of the best athletes in the history of the Los Angeles Unified School District, Fairfax basketball and Dorsey football, are getting major facility upgrades after approval from the Los Angeles Board of Education.

Fairfax’s historic gymnasium, considered among the best for shooters in the City Section, will be torn down and replaced by a new, larger structure as part of a $148-million campus improvement project, Principal Leonard Choi said. Construction is expected to begin by 2026.

Dorsey, which has played its home football games at nearby Rancho Cienega Park, will be getting a new stadium so it will be able to play games for the first time on campus. Construction could begin by the end of 2023. Click here to read more: