Houston Astrodome Gets Texas Historic Landmark DesignationThe Houston Astrodome, which became known as the Eighth Wonder of the World as the first domed stadium, is getting the highest honor Texas can give a historic structure.
Officials Approve $105 Million Houston Astrodome Renovation PlanOfficials are going forward with a $105 million redevelopment of the Houston Astrodome that would include raising the ground level two floors to create about 1,400 parking spaces.
Astrodome Granted Landmark StatusThe Texas Historical Commission granted landmark status to the Astrodome in Houston. Commission members voted Friday to recognize the stadium as a Texas landmark and to provide legal protections.
Astrodome Saved; Will Be RedevelopedHarris County approved initial funding for $105 million Astrodome redevelopment.
Astrodome Remains Building In LimboThis Thursday will mark 50 years since the opening of the "Eighth Wonder of the World," which closed its doors several years ago and faces an uncertain future.
Cleaning Begins For Famed Houston AstrodomeWork has begun to clean the exterior of Houston's famed Astrodome. Crews are expected to finish their power-wash cleaning of the vacant venue by January.
Astrodome Cleaning Begins In HoustonWork has begun to clean the exterior of Houston's famed Astrodome. Crews are expected to finish their power-wash cleaning of the vacant venue by January.
Astrodome Exterior To Be WashedHouston's historic Astrodome is set to receive a scrubbing. The Harris County Sports and Convention Corporation voted Wednesday to wash the exterior of the vacant structure.
Astrodome Plan Set To Be RevealedHarris County's top executive plans to reveal to the public his proposal for the future use of the Houston Astrodome.
State Designation Could Save AstrodomeThe Texas Historical Commission is poised to decide whether to designate the Astrodome a "state antiquities landmark," which would make it harder to demolish.
Border Patrol Looking To House Immigrants In Abandoned Warehouses Along Rio GrandeLocal governments in south Texas are overwhelmed by the more than 52,000 children who have entered the country illegal in recent months.
Meeting To Discuss Houston Astrodome's FutureThe Astrodome's fate has been in limbo since voters last year failed to approve a referendum that would have authorized bonds to convert the stadium into a giant convention and event center.
Astrodome Seats Up For SaleIt has been years since tickets were sold for seats at the Astrodome. But over the next few days, the seats themselves will be up for sale at Reliant Park in Houston.
Outside Ramps To Astrodome Set For DemolitionFour circular pedestrian ramp towers outside the Houston Astrodome are set for demolition next month while the fate of the entire aging and unused structure remains uncertain.
Voters Nix Astrodome Makeover PlanThe Astrodome was a technological marvel when it opened in 1965. It was the first domed and air-conditioned stadium and became Houston's defining landmark.