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Olympic Host Cities After the Games | From London to Sydney (Photos)

Photo Courtesy of Tourisme Montreal
Host cities are expected to marshal tremendous resources in a relatively short time-span to create state-of-the-art constructions, first-class athletic facilities and streamlined infrastructure–all of which is under a worldwide spotlight during the Olympic Games. But these are not set pieces, to be broken down after the curtain falls. Olympic facilities stand for decades, often even outlasting the public memory that once upon a time, the Games came here.

Lena Katz

Lena Katz is the author of the Travel Temptations series (SIP, SUN, SNOW), published by Globe Pequot Press in 2009. Lena is also a travel expert for Celebrations/1800FLOWERS and WEtv (online and on-air). She contributes to the South China Morning Post and ABC News online. Lena is a former Orbitz Travel blogger and former columnist for the LA Times. She's been published in Brides Magazine, Robb Rep...(Read More)

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