Olympic Stadiums: Then and Now


Hosting the Olympic Games is a city's chance to showcase its architecture before the world. So it comes as no surprise that Olympic stadiums tend to be some of the most interesting and unique structures in their cities. London didn't disappoint with its stunning aquatic center, quirky shooting venue and sleek velodrome (pictured above). See some of the best Olympic stadiums of the past and present, as chosen by the nice folks at Flavorwire:

Which is your favorite? Let us know in the comments! Was it not in this list? Tweet a picture of your favorite to @AOLRealEstate.

See also:
Athens Olympics Stadium in Decay (PHOTOS)
Astrodome, World's '8th Wonder,' Lies Abandoned (PHOTOS)
Blueprints of Ebbets Field, Home of Brooklyn Dodgers, on Display

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