2016 Olympics in Chicago?

2016 Olympics in Chicago?

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Janel Laban
Oct 1, 2009

Tomorrow, kids all across town will be wearing Chicago-themed clothes to school in hopes that their city will be chosen to host the 2016 Olympics. We know that our son's class will be watching the announcement and there will be plenty of "fingers crossed" at that moment. But we're wondering how you feel...

...about it all and the effect it may have on our city and our homes. Chicago came out on top in the online poll at Inside the Games, narrowly beating out Rio. Back in early summer 2008, we held our own poll, asking the Apartment Therapy Chicago readers what they thought about the potential of getting the Olympics and the "yes" votes were the majority.

On the eve of the big announcement (and more than a year later), we'll ask again:

More info:

  • Chicago 2016
  • Inside The Games

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