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Houston's Big New Bubble
August 10, 1964
When this $32 million sports stadium opens next April in Houston spectators will be snug as weevils in a cotton boll. Beneath the futuristic cream-colored plastic dome, on whose 4,796 separate panes the final touches were being put last week, the weather will be forever clement, for this is the nation's first air-conditioned, completely roofed stadium. The home of the Colt .45s and the Oilers, it will seat 46,000 for baseball, 55,000 for football and 66,000 for boxing. Supersnug 30-place suites with bar, bath, television and radio will go to firms anteing up $18,000 a year.
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August 10, 1964

Houston's Big New Bubble

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When this $32 million sports stadium opens next April in Houston spectators will be snug as weevils in a cotton boll. Beneath the futuristic cream-colored plastic dome, on whose 4,796 separate panes the final touches were being put last week, the weather will be forever clement, for this is the nation's first air-conditioned, completely roofed stadium. The home of the Colt .45s and the Oilers, it will seat 46,000 for baseball, 55,000 for football and 66,000 for boxing. Supersnug 30-place suites with bar, bath, television and radio will go to firms anteing up $18,000 a year.

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