Ooooh, look at the BIG CITY paper casting its gaze towards Houston! The New York Times' Jere Longman wrote an essay about the Astrodome.
So it was despairing to hear that the vacant Astrodome might be torn down and its site paved over as Houston prepares to host the 2017 Super Bowl. Demolition would be a failure of civic imagination, a betrayal of Houston’s greatness as a city of swaggering ambition, of dreamers who dispensed with zoning laws and any restraint on possibility.
Click on through to read the whole thing, it's well worth your time. Also, screw Roger Goodell.