|Texas Mid-Century Modern: Domes (page 1)|
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|Casa Maņana Theatre
Fort Worth, TX
|The Casa Maņana Theatre is housed in an aluminum geodesic dome. It is 66 feet tall by 144 feet in diameter. The theatre was built in 1958 and originally featured "musicals in the round". In 2003, the interior was converted to a more traditional live performance space. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, and 4.|
|Hutchinson County Aluminum Dome
|The Hutchinson County Aluminum Dome was built in 1957. The building is used as a community center and is leased out for private functions. It is also the home of the "Annual Fish Fry". For more, see this website.|
|Fort Worth Convention Center
Fort Worth, TX
|The Fort Worth Convention Center was built in 1968 as the Tarrant County Convention Center. The City bought the building in 1997. The Convention Center has been expanded. This dome structure is known as the Arena. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.|
|House of Praise Church
|The House of Praise Church consists of four small domes surrounding a larger one. It was built in 1982 for the Evangel Temple Assembly of God.|
|former Church on the Rock
San Antonio, TX
There are several Geodesic Dome Houses in Galveston - most likely built to withstand hurricanes better than normal-shaped houses.
The Church on the Rock, a monolithic dome, was built around 2000. The structure is 125 feet in diameter and 38 feet tall. The church moved to a different location and the building has been vacant since at least 2008. This photo is from 2011. For more, see this website.
|real estate office
El Paso, TX
|This UFO-like real estate office and shelter were constructed to sell houses that were never actually built. When plans to create a lake fell through, these structures were abandoned. Does anyone know more about this place?|
The Austin Aqua-Dome fish store occupies a monolithic dome which was built in 1986. The building originally housed a fish and bird store known as The Reef.
The Arena Theatre was built in 1965 and features a round, revolving stage.
|John H. Glenn Middle School
San Angelo, TX
|The John H. Glenn Middle School was built in the 1970s. The school has one main round, domed building and two smaller round buildings. For more, see this website.|
|The KMID-TV station appears to be from the 1960s.|