Judge Emmett’s office passes along the rendering above today, showing plans for the Astrodome’s Super Bowl vestment — namely, a new swath of blue-green lighting around the stadium’s exterior wall. That proposed projected light show on the roof got shot down in the fall, along with the possibility of holding any events in the building; Brent Schrotenboer of USAtoday notes the Dome currently holds the distinction of “biggest and most famous storage facility in Texas,” however, and as such will be carrying out its related stuff-holding duties for a variety of Super Bowl lead-up events.
- Even Astrodome will play role during Super Bowl [USAToday]
- Astrodome coverage [Swamplot]
- Previously on Swamplot: ESPN Moves Super Bowl Shows from Midtown Park to Downtown Parking Lot Next to Salvation Army HQ; New Colored LEDs Now Periodically Exposing Themselves on Bridges over 59; Downtown Intersection Already Getting Jammed in Anticipation of Super Bowl Visitors; Judge Emmett Has at Least 6 Things To Say about the Astrodome
Rendering of Astrodome Super Bowl lighting: Super Bowl Host Committee