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Astrodome - Wikipedia

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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.

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 and Historical Analysis by Baseball Almanac

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

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.

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 ...

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

www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2013/11/the-sad-fate-but-historic-legacy-of-the-houston-astrodome/281269/

Nov 8, 2013 ... Though now likely doomed for demolition, when the Astrodome first ... over and build them back better; the history is inherently less valuable.

Astrodome | stadium, Houston, Texas, United States | Britannica.com

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Jan 15, 2015 ... Astrodome, the world's first domed air-conditioned indoor stadium, built in Houston, Texas, in 1965 and arguably the city's most important ...

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 ...

Ode to the Astrodome - AstrosDaily.com

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It was the Taj Mahal of sports, the Eighth Wonder of the World, called the "Can- Do Cathedral" in response to those who said it could never be built. This vast ...

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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 , ...

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 ...

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 ...