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 2 jailed after vehicle hits Portland police car during chase September 25, 2017 WSU president refuses to punish College Republicans after former leader’s role in Charlottesville September 25, 2017 Oregon governor casts herself as counterweight to Trump September 25, 2017 Northern New England setting some record-high temperatures September 25, 2017 More Photo Galleries Jackets, neck ties, motorcycles blend in charity Gentleman’s Ride Italian Festival held at Seattle Center St. Demetrios Greek Festival continues all weekend in Seattle 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.