Modern Marvels

Season 2 Episode 5

Domed Stadiums

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Unknown on The History Channel
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Modern Marvel's Domed Stadiums discusses the importance of sports stadiums in America. The program featured Houston's Astrodome, as is was often dubbed, "the eighth wonder of the world," for being one of the first domed stadiums that covers almost 10 acres and is 18 stories high. Shortly after, New Orleans Superdome and Seattle's Kingdome built indoor domed stadiums, but fans preferred watching games outdoors. The rest of the program focused on Toronto's Skydome and how it combined the two by having a push-button retractable roof.moreless

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