Metrodome seats are up for sale

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Fan who want a piece of Metrodome history can now buy the stadium’s bright-blue seats.

The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority said Friday that Albrecht Sign Co. of Fridley was awarded the contract to remove and sell the dome’s seats.

The Star Tribune (http://strib.mn/1dIMZ2O) reports Albrecht will remove more than 60,000 of the stadium’s seats. The company will sell seats in sets of three to six to the public for $60 a seat.

Non-profit groups and community organizations will be charged $40 a seat.

Anyone requesting a specific seat will be charged $80 a seat.

The seats will be removed by Jan. 18, when the power will be turned off at the Metrodome and its roof deflated.

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Information from: Star Tribune, http://www.startribune.com

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