Carrier Dome

Object Carrier Dome

-Multipurpose sports dome, basketball, football, lacrosse, concerts and other events

-Largest basketball stadium on-campus in the nation, nicknamed the “Loud House”

Cultural Context

Moment in Time

-Built 9/20/1980, Finch-Heery, cost 26.85 million to build. 49, 262 seats

-Maiden football game in September 1980 set the seating record, after which over a 1000 seats had to be removed to install handicapped

Economic Status

-Cost $26.85 million to build

Who

-Belongs to Syracuse University, in Syracuse New York.

How

-Roof made of a fiberglass/Teflon, inflatable

-Inflated through constant pressure balance and air release points at the doors

Purpose

carrier-dome-at-night

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