Retractable-roof stadium pitched for a new football arena in Atlanta

04/26/2012 | Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The

A retractable-roof stadium has been proposed as the new home for the Atlanta Falcons. The construction of a $947.7 million arena calls for demolition of the Georgia Dome because it would be hard for the Dome to remain economically viable without the Falcons. In addition, an expansion of that stadium and addition of a retractable roof would cost almost as much as a new stadium, according to a study by Kansas City-based architecture firm Populous.

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