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Bass Pro pyramid in Memphis
The 32-story Memphis Pyramid, left vacant for more than 10 years, has been repurposed as a Bass Pro Shops megastore and hotel. Gizmodo
Tropical Islands resort outside Berlin
The Tropical Islands resort outside of Berlin occupies a repurposed blimp hangar twice the size of the Astrodome. Wikipedia / Tropical Islands
Harris County Judge Ed Emmett is working to figure out what should be done with the iconic Astrodome. Photo courtesy of City of Houston
Tropical Islands resort interior
The 753,000 square foot Tropical Islands in German features beautiful beaches, pools and tropical plants. Berlin Adventure