Way back in 1989, the Astrodome received a small makeover. To make sure that the Dome was all good with the upcoming Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, four towers were added to the Dome to serve as giant ramps that folks could use to get in to the 8th Wonder of the World. They've been around just long enough that it's hard to imagine the Dome without them, even if they weren't always there.
Photo by Cory Garcia. One of the dome ramps, before the implosion.
Sunday night, three of those four tower/ramps were imploded, the latest event in what has been the Astrodome's very weird and often very depressing 2013.More »