AP PHOTOS: Houston Astrodome, JFK airport terminal join list of 11 endangered historic places
BRETT ZONGKER Associated Press
June 19, 2013 - 12:49 am EDT
WASHINGTON — Houston's Astrodome stadium, New York's old Pan Am Worldport Terminal at Kennedy Airport and Montana's one-room schoolhouses are joining a list of the nation's most endangered historic places.
This image provided by The National Trust for Historic Preservation shows the Mountain View Black Officers' club in Fort Huachuca, Ariz. The club is on the 2013 list of 11 Most Endangered Historic Places released by The National Trust for Historic Preservation. This example of a military service club built specifically for African-American officers faces demolition by the U.S. Army. Preservationists say the Army has blocked efforts to list the property on the National Register of Historic Places. (AP Photo/The National Trust for Historic Preservation)
On Wednesday, the National Trust for Historic Preservation is releasing its listing of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. It includes sites from Maine to Alaska.
The Astrodome was the world's first domed, air-conditioned stadium and was once called the "eighth wonder of the world." Now it needs a plan for reuse to avoid demolition. At New York's JFK Airport, the flying-saucer-shaped Worldport Terminal helped usher in the jet age in 1960 but has been vacated by Delta Air Lines and faces demolition.
A look at these two places, plus all the others on the list, through photos:
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