610SPOR2 35h_CBSSportsRad_Houston

News

Groups Take Efforts To Save Astrodome To Streets

View Comments
Featured Items

77820352_8PHOTOS: The Bikini: from the '50s to Now

77820352_8Meet The 6-10s

77820352_8Best 7 Events At The Astrodome

77820352_8World Cup's Hottest Fans

From Our CBS Music Sites

77820352_8JJ Watt Will Deliver Pizza To You?!

77820352_8Photo: Kim Kardashian Shows Off Her Famous Booty & Topless!

77820352_8Reporter Shot At While Covering A Homicide

77820352_8Do’s And Don’ts Of Kissing

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
(credit: Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images)

(credit: Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images)

HOUSTON (AP) — A coalition of local and national preservation groups is taking its efforts to save the iconic but now shuttered Houston Astrodome to the streets.

On Monday, the coalition will debut a 26-foot long truck known as the “Dome Mobile,” which will travel around Houston during the next couple of weeks to educate people about a Nov. 5 ballot measure on the Astrodome’s future.

Voters will decide whether to approve authorizing up to $217 million in bonds to turn the stadium into a giant convention center and exhibition space.

Inside the Dome Mobile, visitors will be able to learn more about the proposal to save the Astrodome, write their Astrodome memories and preservation messages on a “story wall,” and walk on Astroturf from the stadium.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus