Domed stadium in Houston, Texas

Renewed Efforts to Redevelop Houston's Historic Astrodome

A nonprofit hopes to create a viable plan for the iconic stadium—and find a way to pay for it.

May 26, 2021 - Houston Chronicle

Houston Astrodome

Houston's Astrodome Finally a State Antiquities Landmark

The arc of history has bent back to the Astrodome.

January 28, 2017 - Houston Chronicle

A New Plan to Save the Houston Astrodome

Local officials are considering a conservancy to preserve the Houston Astrodome, considered an antiquities landmark by the Texas Historical Commission.

August 1, 2015 - Houston Chronicle

Mixed Results for Urbanism in Yesterday's Elections

Sustainable transportation in Seattle, a streetcar in Cincinnati and an Astrodome in Houston were among the policies and projects at stake in local elections across the U.S. yesterday. Here are some of the winners and losers.

November 6, 2013 - DC.Streetsblog

What to Watch for in Today's Elections

Off-year elections rarely generate much interest from voters. But at a time when those in D.C. can't seem to get much done, local elections are, in many ways, deciding the direction of the U.S. Mike Riggs examines some of compelling storylines.

November 5, 2013 - The Atlantic Cities

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