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 Motorcyclist dies after collision with Microsoft commuter bus October 1, 2016 Inslee on education funding: What governor has — and hasn’t — accomplished October 1, 2016 Sound Transit 3 taxes: How much you’ll pay and for how long October 1, 2016 5 decisions that made the Nobel Prizes look bad October 1, 2016 More Photo Galleries Photo: September’s golden goodbye Where a ‘Golden Age’ of wings lives on Blessed are the animals 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.