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Testing, Testing: Warhol “Flower for the Tacoma Dome” Test
As a preliminary step to lining up financing to put Andy Warhol's flower design on the Tacoma Dome, a test is being done. It's a test of the materials and technology that could essentially shrink wrap the Dome in the Warhol flower (or any other design for that matter).
King5 reports that workers applied a patch of different colors to the roof this week, where it will be left, exposed to the elements, to see how it holds up over time. If the test is successful, Warhol flower supporters can begin looking in earnest for the $2 million in funding it's estimated the project would cost.
You won't be able to see the test patch from the ground - it's way, way up on top of the Dome - but should you find yourself in a low-flying aircraft, you might catch a glimpse of the test.
Learn more, and see what the test patch looks like from King5.
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