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Decision On Astrodome Months Away, Judge Emmett Leans Toward Keeping It

Posted on · The Harris County Commission could have all the information it needs by the end of the summer to figure out what should be done with the Astrodome. But it may be months after that before voters are asked whether they're willing to foot the bill to tear down the dome, or pay even more to give it a new lease on life as public venue.

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Another Idea On Saving The Astrodome

Posted on · Later this month, a group hoping to save the Houston Astrodome from the wrecking ball, will present its idea of what could be done with the 47 year old landmark that's been vacant for years. Meanwhile, another consultant study is being completed that will be presented to Harris County Commissioners.

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Will Fire Affect Astrodome Future?

Posted on · Last week's electrical fire at the Houston Astrodome is sparking debate once again about the facility's future. The blaze didn't cause much damage but did force the closure of a Houston Rodeo event being held next door at Reliant Arena. Bill Stamps has more on what happens next.

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Emmett Says This Is The Year

Posted on · Harris County Judge Ed Emmett says this year a decision will be made on what to do to with the Houston Astrodome. He says that decision will rest on Harris County Commissioners. Pat Hernandez has more.

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Museums in the Dome? Local Man Says Yes

Posted on · An ambitious plan to turn the vacant Houston Astrodome into a museum complex doesn't have much traction yet, but the man behind the idea says he hopes that will change soon. As Jack Williams reports, the hardest part might be convincing Harris County.

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What To Do With The Astrodome?

Posted on · Harris County officials unveil three possibilities for the future of the Astrodome. They range from a multi-purpose redesign that includes a planetarium, a giant movie sound stage and amenities for education. They could also demolish the stadium and replace it with green space. The public needs to be sold on any of the three scenarios. Pat Hernandez has more.

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What's next for Astrodome?

Posted on · The future of the Houston Astrodome could finally be decided. On Monday plans will be announced regarding several possibilities for the facility once known as the eighth wonder of the world. Pat Hernandez has more.

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Astrodome Future Discussed, Again

Posted on · What's in store for the eighth wonder of the world? Reliant Astrodome was last used by the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. But the years have not been kind to the iconic structure. With the cost to repair it, some think the dome is not worth saving. Pat Hernandez has an update.

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Dome's Future Still Undecided

Posted on · Rodeo Houston begins its three week run at Reliant Park. The two venues that will showcase the western heritage are Reliant Stadium for the rodeo and concert performances, and Reliant Center for the animals and agriculture. Sitting vacant is the Astrodome, once the center of the rodeo. What will happen with the facility once known as the "Eighth Wonder of the World?" Pat Hernandez has an update.