1984 Olympics: Mapping the LA venues that shaped the games

June 23, 2018 in | Comments (0)

From the Coliseum to Dodger Stadium.

In 1978, Los Angeles agreed to host the 1984 Summer Olympics and, as described in the official report of the games, a small, secretive organizing committee formed to oversee the delivery and management of the two-week event.  The city had hosted the games once before, in 1932, when city officials used the opportunity to show off Los Angeles as a world class city that was—sort of—thriving, in spite of the Great Depression.

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