Olympic Games

1984 Olympics

Los Angeles Investing in a Transit-Oriented Olympics

Ahead of the 2028 Olympic Games, Los Angeles is rallying around infrastructure buildout and technological advancement.

March 1, 2018 - The Planning Report

Boston Aerial

Boston Olympic Plan Includes 8,000 Units of Housing

As it vies to host the 2024 Summer Games, Boston's plan envisions two new permanent neighborhoods built with a mix of public and private investment. The final decision will take place in September.

July 26, 2015 - Boston Globe

Zaha's Olympic Diss

Architect Zaha Hadid, designer of the £269 million Aquatics Center to be used for this summer's Olympic Games, is unhappy about being overlooked for an invitation to any of the events that will take place in her building.

May 21, 2012 - Architizer

Are The Olympics Truly Beneficial to Cities?

After having a hard time financing their Olympic Village, Vancouver, which was home to the 2010 Winter Olympics, has begun an new campaign to attract residents to the developments.

February 25, 2011 - The New York Times

Vancouver's Troubled Olympic Village

Vancouver's 2010 Olympic Village construction is way over budget and the city is holding the bill.

January 14, 2009 - The Globe and Mail

New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

New Case Study posted on HUD User

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

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