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 In Africa, an ancient and sweet alliance between birds and humans to find honey July 23, 2016 WSU will conduct reviews of its animal laboratories July 23, 2016 Washington attorney general seeks immediate help for Hanford workers July 23, 2016 Petition seeks to keep ferry vendor contracts local July 23, 2016 More Photo Galleries BAAMFest celebrates multicultural South Seattle Camping in the city Photos: Rock’n out at the Capitol Hill Block Party 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.