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 Space station accepts 1st Virginia delivery in 2 years October 23, 2016 Chelsea Clinton decries ‘the Trump effect’ in Seattle visit October 22, 2016 Photo of fallen service members is one for the history books October 22, 2016 Woman fatally shot by deputies on Muckleshoot tribal land was pregnant October 22, 2016 More Photo Galleries Photos: Autumn ablaze at Japanese garden Picking out the perfect pumpkin Photos: Rainy, windy weather 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.