Local NewsPhoto & VideoPhotography When the King was doomed Originally published March 26, 2016 at 7:46 pmUpdated March 26, 2016 at 7:55 pm On March 26, 2000, the Kingdome was destroyed to make room for today’s CenturyLink Field. The stadium was home to the Seahawks from 1976-2000, and the Mariners from 1977-1999. Staff photographer Greg Gilbert photographed the implosion with Safeco Field positioned behind the Kingdome. (Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times) Share story By Greg GilbertSeattle Times staff photographer Related Stories Man indicted in Seattle for brawl aboard Delta flight July 21, 2017 Oregon regulators dilute governor’s clean-air plan July 21, 2017 83-year-old woman sexually assaulted in SeaTac assisted-living facility; assailant sought July 21, 2017 This weekend’s traffic black hole: Olympia July 21, 2017 More Photo Galleries Butterflies flourish at Woodland Park garden Summer giggles in Seattle’s sizzling summer Nearly 10,000 windows to wash at Seattle Central Library Greg Gilbert View Comments No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse. See our Commenting FAQ. Powered by Livefyre The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.