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Hubert H. Humphery Metrodome

Hubert H. Humphery Metrodome

General Information

Structural Type: Air-supported membrane structure
Function / usage: Stadium / Arena
Completed in: 1982
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA, North America
Address: 900 S. 5th Street
Coordinates: 44° 58' 26.00" N    93° 15' 29.00" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

seats 63 000

Cost

cost of construction United States dollar 55 000 000

Chronology

3 April 1982

Opening.

12 December 2010

Heavy snow loads and winds cause the roof to strongly deflect downward causing tears in the fabric and damage to several panels and deflation of the dome.

Participants

Design
Architecture
Structural engineering
Membrane supplier

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0013556
Created: 29/09/2004
Last Updated: 07/10/2013