Inside the Olympic stadium. (Photo: A. Frankl/CC SA: BY 3.0)

America’s First Medal at the 1936 Olympics Was For…Town Planning

Urban planning was once considered an Olympic sport, and Brooklyn’s Marine Park won a medal. by Jack Goodman The design to redevelop Marine Park, in Brooklyn, had been beautifully sketched in oil onto a large rectangular canvas. The map showed a thin canal, almost...
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