Photos: Astrodome now an Astrodump?

Photos: Astrodome now an Astrodump?

Credit: Doug Miller / KHOU 11 News

Once a centerpiece of civic pride, the Astrodome now sits at the center of a squabble between civic leaders.

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by Michelle Homer & KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on March 22, 2013 at 10:48 AM

Updated Friday, Mar 22 at 11:17 AM

HOUSTON -- From the highs of Houston sports to the lows of human misery after Hurricane Katrina, the Houston Astrodome has been home to history, but it’s now vacant and eroding before our eyes.

KHOU 11 News was granted access into the 47-year-old landmark, but not before signing forms releasing the county and Reliant from any sort of liability.

Even though it hasn’t been used in four years, it’s costing the county two to three million dollars a year in maintenance fees.

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