Chicago and LA Vie For The Olympics

Annie

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I don't know about LA, but in Chicago there are mixed feelings. Some of our best 'features' were added during the Columbian Exhibit, yet this is a very expensive undertaking.

http://sports.yahoo.com/olympics/news?slug=ap-2016bids&prov=ap&type=lgns

Los Angeles, Chicago submit detailed Olympic bids to USOC
By BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer
January 22, 2007

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles and Chicago submitted detailed plans for the 2016 Summer Olympics to the U.S. Olympic Committee on Monday, a major step in the process to decide which city will bid for the games next year.

The so-called bid books contain 19 sections, detailing every aspect of the cities' plans -- from their strategy to woo international decision-makers to their outline of their prospective Olympic villages, venues and media operations...
 

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