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Old 10-04-2012, 04:19 PM
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Originally Posted by tebman View Post
Yeah, that was a bad idea.

I couldn't find a picture of it, but the city also proposed a convertible football/baseball stadium as an alternative. I remember Harold Washington at a press conference showing off a model. It had sliding grandstand sections that would reconfigure depending on whether baseball or football was going to be played. Maybe it was a variation on the domed monstrosity in the picture.

We're lucky that none of those ideas were ever built. We'd be counting the days to see it replaced.
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Originally Posted by 16th&State View Post
was it this one? http://www.stadiumpage.com/concepts/...goDomes_R.html

or this one?http://www.stadiumpage.com/concepts/...ertible_R.html

Edit: You are probably referring to the 2nd link. And yes, I would certainly call that a monstrosity and would be counting the days until something new came along to replace it...
Kansas City had a similar proposition recently when the Chiefs and Royals were renovating their stadiums, to have a shared roof between the two (they sit next to one another). They gave up on the idea because it was way too expensive, IIRC.
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