FILE - This Wednesday, July 6, 2005 file aerial photo shows where the area where the 500- acre Olympic Park was constructed in Stratford, east London. In a 2,000-year-old city that has

 

              FILE - This Wednesday, July 6, 2005 file aerial photo shows where the area where the 500- acre Olympic Park was constructed in Stratford, east London.  In a 2,000-year-old city that has
FILE - This Wednesday, July 6, 2005 file aerial photo shows where the area where the 500- acre Olympic Park was constructed in Stratford, east London. In a 2,000-year-old city that has been home to many, many stories, will the games, decades from now, merit their own chapter _ or merely a sentence or two? And once the gold-fueled nationalism fades, and the full bill comes due, will they still be viewed as a success? If you live in London's gritty East End, where much of the $14 billion in Olympics-related infrastructure improvements have been made, the answer could very well be yes. (AP Photo/Sergio Dionisio, File)