Chapters: High Schools in Irving, Texas, Mustangs at Las Colinas, Ranchview High School, Texas Stadium, Nimitz High School (Irving, Texas), Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas, Macarthur High School (Irving, Texas), Jack E. Singley Academy, Irving Mall, Irving High School. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 43. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Texas Stadium was a football stadium in Irving, Texas, a suburb of Dallas. Built to replace the aging Cotton Bowl, it was the home field of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys, and had a seating capacity of 65, 675. The stadium opened on October 24, 1971. In 2009, it was replaced as home of the Cowboys by the $1.15 billion Cowboys Stadium, which completed construction and officially opened on May 27, 2009 in Arlington, Texas. The stadium was demolished by controlled implosion on April 11, 2010. Texas Stadium was to have originally been a stadium with a retractable roof, but the stadium could not support the weight of the entire roof. This resulted in most of the stands being enclosed but not the playing field itself. This unusual arrangement more commonly seen in European soccer stadiums prompted Cowboys linebacker D. D. Lewis to make his now-famous quip qTexas Stadium has a hole in its roof so God can watch His favorite team playq, often paraphrased as the qholeq in the stadium's roof was there qso that God can watch His team.q The roof at Texas Stadium, whose worn paint had become unsightly in the early 2000s, was repainted in the summer of 2006 by the City of Irving, which owned the stadium. It was the first time the famed roof was repainted since Texas Stadium opened. The roof was structurally independent from the stadium it covered. The stadium hosted neutral-site college football games and was formerly the home field of the SMU Mustang...More: http://booksllc.net/?id=554063Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 43. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishera#39;s book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge.
|Title||:||Buildings and Structures in Irving, Texas|
|Author||:||Source Wikipedia, LLC Books|
|Publisher||:||General Books - 2010-07-01|