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06.01.11

The Astrodome matters, and so does your vote

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.

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Houston 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 Community Challenge.

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.

Greater Houston 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 nationwide challenge.

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 now.

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