PHOTOS: LA lights up to help lure 2024 Olympics

Tuesday, May 09, 2017 09:53PM
The entrance to Los Angeles International Airport lights up in LA 2024 colors on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. (KABC)
City Hall in downtown Los Angeles lights up in LA 2024 colors on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. (KABC)
Griffith Observatory lights up in LA 2024 colors on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. (KABC)
The water tower at the Walt Disney Studios lights up in LA 2024 colors on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. (KABC)
The U.S. Bank building in downtown Los Angeles lights up in LA 2024 colors on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. (KABC)
Buildings in downtown Los Angeles light up in LA 2024 colors on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. (KABC)
LOS ANGELES - Landmarks around Los Angeles were lit up Tuesday in support of the region's bid for the 2024 Olympics.

Hollywood studios, including Disney, Warner Bros. and NBCUniversal, illuminated their water towers or buildings in the colors of LA sunsets and the LA2024 logo to support the bid.

Also participating were more than a dozen Los Angeles landmarks and tourist sites, including the U.S. Bank Tower, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Griffith Observatory, the Santa Monica ferris wheel and Los Angeles International Airport.

The landmarks were lit up as the International Olympic Committee's Evaluation Commission arrived Tuesday in L.A. for three days of meetings and visiting potential venues.

The commission will next visit Paris, the only remaining competitor to Los Angeles for the 2024 Summer Games.

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