All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Astrodome’

Houston Astrodome Future Left Up to Voters

Voters in Harris Country, TX decided Tuesday not to raise $217 million to save the Astrodome, by turning it into a multipurpose convention center. The pricy plan involved creating 350,000 square feet by raising the floor to street level and removing the indoor seating, and creating a “New Dome Experience” as described by adding a green space on the outside …

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Astrodome Demolition in the Hands of Houston Voters

When it was constructed in 1965, the Astrodome was nicknamed, “The Eighth Wonder of the World.” At the time, the Astrodome was the world’s first multi-purpose domed stadium. Standing 208 feet tall, and with a roof-span of 642 feet, the 400,000 square foot stadium is still one of the most influential pieces of American architecture. That fact could soon be …

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