Olympic bids from the past; Chicago 2016

Leading up to the 2024 host city election, we pay attention to Olympic bids from the past. Today we start with the unsuccessful bid of Chicago 2016.


Candidature Files





Map A

Map B


Bids for the 2016 Summer Olympics

Applicant cities

  • Baku
  • Doha
  • Prague

Candidate cities

  • Rio de Janeiro (elected as host city for 2016)
  • Madrid
  • Tokyo
  • Chicago

Architecture of the Games Weekly – Issue #22/2016

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Past Olympic Bids


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