Georgia Dome

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The Georgia Dome was a domed stadium in the Southeastern United States.wikipedia
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Mercedes-Benz Stadium

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Its successor, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, was built adjacent to the south and opened on August 26, 2017.
It replaced the Georgia Dome, the Falcons' home stadium from 1992 until 2016.

2017 Atlanta Falcons season

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Its successor, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, was built adjacent to the south and opened on August 26, 2017.
This was the Falcons' first year in Mercedes-Benz Stadium after spending the previous 25 seasons in the Georgia Dome, which was demolished on November 20, 2017.

SEC Championship Game

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It hosted two Super Bowls (XXVIII and XXXIV), 25 editions of the Peach Bowl (January 1993 through December 2016) and 23 SEC Championship Games (1994−2016). The record for overall attendance at the Georgia Dome came during a college football game, with 80,892 at the SEC Championship Game in 2008.
Since 2007, the game has typically been played on the first Saturday of December, and the game has been held in Atlanta since 1994, first at the Georgia Dome, and at Mercedes-Benz Stadium since 2017.

Super Bowl XXXIV

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It hosted two Super Bowls (XXVIII and XXXIV), 25 editions of the Peach Bowl (January 1993 through December 2016) and 23 SEC Championship Games (1994−2016).
The game, played on January 30, 2000 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, was the fourth Super Bowl to be held a week after the conference championship games (the previous time this happened was Super Bowl XXVIII, and coincidentally that game was also played on January 30 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta).

Super Bowl XXVIII

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It hosted two Super Bowls (XXVIII and XXXIV), 25 editions of the Peach Bowl (January 1993 through December 2016) and 23 SEC Championship Games (1994−2016).
The game was played on January 30, 1994, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.

2016 SEC Championship Game

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It hosted two Super Bowls (XXVIII and XXXIV), 25 editions of the Peach Bowl (January 1993 through December 2016) and 23 SEC Championship Games (1994−2016).
The 2016 SEC Championship Game was played on Saturday, December 3, 2016 in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia, and determined the 2016 football champion of the Southeastern Conference (SEC).

Georgia State Panthers football

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The Georgia Dome was the home stadium for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL) and the Georgia State University Panthers football team.
A crowd of 30,237 was present at the Georgia Dome including then Georgia governor Sonny Perdue, former mayor Andrew Young, amongst other dignitaries.

2008 SEC Championship Game

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The record for overall attendance at the Georgia Dome came during a college football game, with 80,892 at the SEC Championship Game in 2008.
The 2008 Dr Pepper SEC Championship Game was played December 6, 2008, in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia to determine the 2008 football champion of the Southeastern Conference (SEC).

Atlanta Falcons

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The Georgia Dome was the home stadium for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL) and the Georgia State University Panthers football team.
In the divisional playoffs, the Falcons defeated the St. Louis Rams, 47–17, in the Georgia Dome, advancing to the NFC Championship Game, which they lost to the Eagles, 27–10.

1992 Atlanta Falcons season

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The Georgia Dome was completed in 1992 at a cost of $214 million, making it one of the largest state-funded construction projects in Georgia history.
Atlanta played its first season in the Georgia Dome, after having played their first 26 seasons at Fulton County Stadium.

2008 Atlanta tornado outbreak

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In the 2008 Atlanta tornado outbreak on March 14, 2008, during the 2008 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament, a tornado ripped two holes in the dome during the Alabama–Mississippi State quarterfinal game, delaying the game for about an hour.
A tornado caused widespread damage across downtown Atlanta, including to the CNN Center and to the Georgia Dome, where the 2008 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament was postponed.

2008 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament

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In the 2008 Atlanta tornado outbreak on March 14, 2008, during the 2008 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament, a tornado ripped two holes in the dome during the Alabama–Mississippi State quarterfinal game, delaying the game for about an hour.
The tournament was originally scheduled to be played at the Georgia Dome, but a tornado struck downtown Atlanta on the night of March 14, while the third of four quarterfinal games was in overtime.

Georgia World Congress Center

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Located in Atlanta between downtown to the east and Vine City to the west, it was owned and operated by the State of Georgia as part of the Georgia World Congress Center Authority.
The authority later developed the Georgia Dome, Centennial Olympic Park, and Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which replaced the Georgia Dome.

Pontiac Silverdome

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At its debut in 1992, the Georgia Dome was the second-largest covered stadium in the world by capacity, behind the Pontiac Silverdome; it was also surpassed by AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, and Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.
The firm contracted to handle the demolition, the Detroit-based Adamo Group, also imploded the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on November 20 before moving on to the Silverdome.

Georgia Bulldogs basketball

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The quarterfinal game to follow between the Kentucky Wildcats and Georgia Bulldogs was postponed until the following day.
On the night of March 14, 2008, tornadoes hit Atlanta, in whose Georgia Dome the SEC Tournament was housed.

1994 SEC Championship Game

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It hosted two Super Bowls (XXVIII and XXXIV), 25 editions of the Peach Bowl (January 1993 through December 2016) and 23 SEC Championship Games (1994−2016).
After two years at Legion Field, the 1994 game was the first to be played in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia (which had hosted the game until 2016).

Peach Bowl

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It hosted two Super Bowls (XXVIII and XXXIV), 25 editions of the Peach Bowl (January 1993 through December 2016) and 23 SEC Championship Games (1994−2016).
Between 1993 and 2016, the Georgia Dome played host.

Super Bowl LIII

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The planned GWCC hotel is expected to begin construction shortly after Super Bowl LIII in February 2019; the new hotel is projected to open in 2022 and will be the first to carry the Signia Hilton branding.
Louis Rams won their sole Super Bowl title in Atlanta, Super Bowl XXXIV, hosted at the now-demolished Georgia Dome in 2000, which was located adjacent to Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Multi-purpose stadium

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The Dome had been designed specifically for football while a handful of NFL teams still made do with Multi-purpose stadiums shared with MLB teams, plus the Dome had plenty of luxury suites and premium seating which were important revenue-generating features lacking other older venues which made them obsolete, lastly the new stadium was located directly adjacent to the Georgia Dome (in contrast to older multi-purpose stadiums whose suburban locale did not match up with a team's fanbase).
This was considered a good agreement for both the Olympic Committee and the Braves, because no demand existed for a permanent 85,000-seat track and field stadium in downtown Atlanta, as the 71,000-seat Georgia Dome had been completed four years earlier by the state.

2016 Georgia State Panthers football team

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From the program's inception in 2010 until 2016, the stadium was home of the NCAA Division I Georgia State Panthers of Georgia State University.
They played their home games at the Georgia Dome.

Georgia State Stadium

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Subsequently, with the Dome's impending closure, the university acquired the Atlanta Braves' former Turner Field baseball park and renovated it to Georgia State Stadium for college football.
The stadium is the home of the Georgia State University Panthers football team as of the 2017 season, replacing the Georgia Dome which had served as their home stadium from the program's inception in 2010 until 2016.

Adamo Demolition

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Demolition officials from Adamo Demolition, the company contracted for the job, stated that the pressure from the implosion needed to go up from the roof and not out through the sides to ensure that Mercedes-Benz Stadium and other nearby buildings were not damaged during the demolition; to protect nearby structures, construction felt was placed over the four corners of the Dome, and a 70 foot tall fence covered in the same material was erected between the Dome and Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
They have demolished many well-known, major structures such as: Georgia Dome, Park Avenue Hotel, Pontiac Silverdome, Northville Psychiatric Hospital, and the Riverwalk Hotel.

SEC Men's Basketball Tournament

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The SEC Men's Basketball Tournament has been held at the Georgia Dome during 10 seasons, most recently in 2014.
Throughout its history, the SEC Tournament Championship basketball game has been held at various storied sites, including the Georgia Dome, Louisiana Superdome, Bridgestone Arena, the BJCC Coliseum, the Pyramid, Rupp Arena, Louisville Gardens, and (in an 2008 emergency relocation) Alexander Memorial Coliseum at Georgia Tech.

Deltalina

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In 2008, the Georgia Dome started showing safety videos before games, presented by Deltalina, flight attendant "mascot" of Delta Air Lines.

McCamish Pavilion

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The resulting damage forced the rest of the tournament to be moved to the Alexander Memorial Coliseum, now known as McCamish Pavilion, at Georgia Tech.
During the latter period, the Hawks played most of their home games at the Georgia Dome with the remainder at the Coliseum.