The Louisiana Superdome, which had its roof partially damaged during Hurricane Katrina, has played a pivotal role in revitalizing New Orleans' devastated economy. Many, including the stadium's owners, thought the stadium could not be restored, but officials moved ahead with the largest stadium reconstruction project ever attempted in the nation, costing about $193 million, and the current third stage of renovation, including the replacement of the exterior skin, should be finished by August.

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