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 A new reason not to eat cookie dough: Uncooked flour can make you sick November 23, 2017 Seattle expected to see scattered showers, mild temperatures Friday November 23, 2017 Woman and teen die in crash south of Corvallis November 23, 2017 Las Vegas pot dispensaries offer Black Friday deals November 23, 2017 More Photo Galleries Kids and adults kick off new holiday tradition with soccer game at Green Lake Rain, rain, rain expected through Thanksgiving Putting the finishing touches on a gingerbread 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.