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A rendering of what Harambee Park in Dorchester would look like during the 2024 Olympics, should Boston win the bid. (Courtesy Boston 2024)
A rendering of what Harambee Park in Dorchester would look like during the 2024 Olympics, should Boston win the bid. (Courtesy Boston 2024)
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A tennis club founded in Dorchester in 1961 to bring the sport to the inner city now has a shot at hosting tennis players from around the world.

The latest revision to Boston's Olympic bid from the group Boston 2024 moves the tennis venue from Harvard University to the Sportsman's Tennis Club on Blue Hill Ave.

WBUR's Simón Rios joins Morning Edition to discuss the history behind the venue.

And here, are some renderings of what Harambee Park would like during the Olympics and afterwards, if Boston wins the bid (click to enlarge images):

A rendering of what Harambee Park in Dorchester would look like during the 2024 Olympics, should Boston win the bid. (Courtesy Boston 2024)
A rendering of what Harambee Park in Dorchester would look like during the 2024 Olympics, should Boston win the bid. (Courtesy Boston 2024)
A rendering of what Harambee Park in Dorchester would look like after the 2024 Olympics, should Boston win the bid. (Courtesy Boston 2024)
A rendering of what Harambee Park in Dorchester would look like after the 2024 Olympics, should Boston win the bid. (Courtesy Boston 2024)

This article was originally published on June 12, 2015.

This segment aired on June 12, 2015.

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