Houston's Eighth Wonder Of The World

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July 18, 2001, 4:00 AM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight

"Houston's plans for the Reliant Astrodome -- stripping and gutting it to the outer walls and rebuilding it as a 70,000-seat venue for outdoor track and field under a see-through roof -- offer a mixture of nostalgia and newness for the USOC group that will decide whether Houston will become the U.S. candidate city for the 2012 Olympics."

Thanks to Chris Steins

Wednesday, July 18, 2001 in The Houston Chronicle

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