We see it all the time, grand stadiums built for the pleasures of sports watching – whether it be for a team who left long ago, or for Olympic games who moved on with the torch. Some countries and teams make use of their old stadiums, turn them into venues for performances or continue using them for sports. But what happens to those that don’t get recycled? They make our creepy stadiums list.
[post_page_title]The Silverdome, Pontiac Michigan[/post_page_title]
Once upon a time, the Silverdome in Michigan was home to the Detroit Lions. The stadium was able to seat 82,000 fans, the largest in the NFL when it first opened in 1975. It held the title until FedEx Field in suburban Washington DC was opened in1997, fitting 91,000 people. The Silverdome was also the first athletic facility to use a fiberglass fabric roof that was held up by air pressure. The Lions moved to Ford Field in 2002, and the stadium was sold at auction seven years later. They tried their luck with the stadium again, but to no avail. Instead, the owners auctioned off the contents of the stadium in 2014, and now it looks as if it were looted.
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