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Astrodome

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This enabled the Astrodome to comply with the Americans with ... One of the largest crowds in the Astrodome's history, more than ...

Astrodome - history, photos and more of the Houston Astros former ...

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Dubbed the “Eight Wonder of the World”, the Astrodome was home to the Houston Astros for over three decades and was the first dome stadium constructed.

The Astrodome | National Trust for Historic Preservation

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With such a rich history, the Astrodome has been declared eligible for the National Register of Historic Places both for its architectural and cultural significance.

The Sad Fate (but Historic Legacy) of the Houston Astrodome - The ...

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Nov 8, 2013 ... Even the original Yankee Stadium, built four decades before the Astrodome, faced little opposition when it was knocked down in 2010 and the ...

Astrodome - Texas State Historical Association

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Jun 9, 2010 ... Photograph, Astrodome in Houston, Texas. Image courtesy of the Texas Historical Commission. Image available on the Internet and included in ...

The Astrodome was a symbol of Houston's 'can-do' attitude ...

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Jul 28, 2016 ... Not only did the Dome host the Astros games it was built for but also boxing ... The Astrodome became a symbol of an era when Houston was ...

Houston's Astrodome: 'the eighth wonder of the world' – a history of ...

www.theguardian.com/cities/2015/apr/09/houston-astrodome-wonder-world-history-cities-50-buildings

Apr 9, 2015 ... A history of cities in 50 buildings, day 12: Fifty years old today, can the vast, abandoned Houston Astrodome find unlikely redemption as one of ...

Astrodome History and Historical Analysis by Baseball Almanac

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The Astrodome's history and historical analysis of statistical Astrodome ballpark information.

The only 'rainout' in Astrodome history occurred 39 years ago today ...

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Jun 15, 2015 ... Judge Roy Hofheinz, the man behind the Astrodome's creation, dubbed the stadium a “weather-proof” Eighth Wonder of the World. Only once ...

NRG Astrodome | NRG Park

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Billed as “The Eighth Wonder of the World” by Judge Roy Hofheinz, the 70,000- seat Astrodome, debuted in 1965 as the world's first domed stadium. This iconic ...

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Remembering the Astrodome, the Eighth Wonder of the World | Arts ...

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Houston's futuristic Astrodome is home of the first skybox and an animated ... Mickey Mantle hit major-league history's first indoor home run, but it was the ...

Astros History | Houston Astros

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A History of the Astrodome. • Building the Astrodome: 56K | 350K. By the time its doors opened on April 9, 1965 for an exhibition game between the Houston ...

Astrodome - History, Photos & More of the former home of the ...

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Known as “The Eight Wonder of the World”, the Astrodome has hosted many sporting events for more than 40 years. Its history stretches back to the mid 1950s , ...