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 Body-camera plan for Seattle police stalls over when officers can view video March 29, 2017 Portland police detain people in downtown protest March 29, 2017 House approves bill to force public release of EPA science March 29, 2017 Keep statewide exams as graduation requirement March 29, 2017 More Photo Galleries Northwest arts and crafts on display Pink blossoms brighten a gray day at Seward Park Fields of Skagit County daffodils in bloom 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.