Georgia Dome about to come down

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If you have any last respects to pay for the Georgia Dome, you have a few minutes to get them in.

Because the former home of the Falcons is scheduled for a 7:30 a.m. implosion, with nearly 5,000 pounds of explosives doing to the building what the Patriots did to the Falcons in the second half of the Super Bowl.

The Falcons are live-streaming the demolition, because let’s be honest, who doesn’t enjoy seeing things like that with their coffee?

The building opened in 1992, and has hosted the Olympics, three Final Fours as well as two Super Bowls. But it was replaced by Mercedes-Benz Stadium next door, and is scheduled to become a green space and parking.

They’ve hung a curtain between the two buildings to protect the new place, since they’re only 83 feet apart at one point, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

8 responses to “Georgia Dome about to come down

  1. Very cool. Thanks for the link. It’s amazing how close the new dome is to the old one on how nice the new dome is compared to the old one. It’s a shame that a great stadium belongs to one of the worst fan bases in the country. I went to school there decades ago and that hasn’t changed, but it’s a great city.

  2. And did they donate anything to local sports ? Like the turf, seats, goal post, score board etc I bet not! If not why not? what the hells so wrong with that! It would only help support the local sports.

  3. The Taxpayers are suckers enough to pay for a giant concrete structure 25 years ago, then stupid enough to do it again five years ago. I am happy that Atlanta is so rich it can burn billion dollar bills.

    It is a shame it comes at a time when our athletes threaten the filling of the seats and the television revenues with their hatred for our country.

  4. dolphins4 says:
    November 20, 2017 at 8:07 am
    What a shame. Why do they build new domes when the old one isn’t very old?
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    Because they got to spend someone else’s money.

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