It's hard to think of a time before there was professional football in Seattle, but it really wasn't that long ago. Before the Seahawks came to the city in 1976, Seattle had to figure out where to build a stadium worthy of a pro franchise, and that was no small task. Perhaps you've heard of the Seattle Process?
Seattle had its eye on a big stadium for decades and for various reasons, well-intentioned plans would often never materialize, get turned away by city and county officials, get rejected by voters, or perhaps a little bit of all three. Centurylink Field’s predecessor, the Kingdome, even got rejected before Seattle voters then rejected another idea and we circled back to plan A. There’s something perfect about that result for both the stadium and the city.
So, check out the list below of our favorite potential football stadiums that didn’t come to be and try to picture what it would be like if the Seahawks called Interbay, Seattle Center, or Tukwila home right now. Your gametime commute would sure be a lot different, especially if we’d have gone with that floating dome.Read More