Resources

The people talking about the Astrodome are not only in Harris County. Because of its long-standing place in the world’s consciousness, the discussion over the future of the Dome has garnered national attention. Follow the links below to see what people are saying and to enjoy more of the rich history of the Astrodome.

In the Media

(newest to oldest ...)

Funding Model Emerges for the Astrodome. By L. Wayne Ashley. Texas Leftist.  (July 29, 2015)

Dirty and Dated, but Irreplaceable.  By Jere Longman.  New York Times. (May 26, 2013)

Astrodome remembered as baseball innovation: 50-year-old structure was sport's first indoor stadium.  By Richard Justice at MLB.com (April 18, 2015)

Houston's Astrodome: 'the eighth wonder of the world'. By Nate Berg. The Guardian. (April 9, 2015)

Game Over for the Astrodome, ‘Stadium of the Future’. By Michael Beschloss. New York Times (March 6, 2015)

Why the Astrodome is worth saving  By Christopher Hawthorne. Los Angeles Times. (November 5, 2013)

 

More Resources
 

Astrodome Memories

The Official Site of the Houston Astros

The National Trust for Historic Preservation : The Astrodome

ASTRODOME. By Wayne Chandler for the Handbook of Texas Online Published by the Texas State Historical Association.