How many buildings have been the site of a Mickey Mantle home
run, welcomed the Gemini astronauts and hosted a concert by Judy
Garland with The Supremes all during their opening year? Just one
that we know of: Houston's Astrodome.
Photo by Ed Schipul. Used with permission.
Let everyone know that you think the Astrodome matters
by voting today in the National Trust for
Historic Preservation's 2011 This Place Matters
Click here to vote for the Dome. You must
have an e-mail address to vote and only one vote per e-mail address
will be counted. Voting continues through 5 p.m. Thursday, June 30,
so forward this message to friends, family and colleagues, and
encourage them to vote for the Dome.
Preservation Alliance and Houston Mod
nominated the iconic stadium to demonstrate the level of community
support for preserving "The Eighth Wonder of the World." The Dome
was selected as one of 100 historic sites to compete in the
When you vote, you'll also be supporting historic preservation
in Houston. Organizations that rally the most individual supporters
will be in the running for a $25,000 award from the National Trust
for Historic Preservation, with support from Fireman's Fund
Insurance Company and National Trust Insurance Services.
The Astrodome matters, and your vote matters. Please vote