Colorado Mid-Century Modern Domes (page 2)

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Children's Outreach Project [gone]
Denver, CO
The Children's Outreach Project was housed in this monolithic dome. It was built in the early 1970s for the Children's Outreach Project. These photos are from 2012. The building was vacant in 2017. It was demolished in 2021.

Best Western
Durango, CO
This Best Western hotel was built as the Mountain Shadows Motel in 1964. The motel has been recently remodeled. This geodesic dome pool cover appears to be from the 1960s or 1970s. For more, see this website. [map]

La Junta, CO
These domes consist of four connected domes and one separate dome. I assume that they were used as a residence. They have been vacant since at least 2012. [map]

5th Avenue Professional Building
Lakewood, CO
The 5th Avenue Professional Building was built in 1968. It is used for office space. [map]

Longmont Humane Society
Longmont, CO
The Longmont Humane Society monolithic dome was built in 1985. After a 2008 expansion, it is only visible from the rear of the building. [map]

geodesic domes
Pagosa Springs, CO
These geodesic domes are located at Growing Spaces. The domes are sold as "Growing Dome greenhouses". For more, see this website. [map]

dome building [gone]
Pueblo, CO
This dome building was just east of I-25, north of Pueblo. It had been neglected for some time with the paint peeling away to reveal the foam underneath. These photos are from 2004. It was still there in 2010 but gone by 2012.

Melon Dome
Rocky Ford, CO
The Melon Dome gym was built in 1963. It is located at Rocky Ford High School. Rocky Ford is known for its sweet melons. [map]

Big Sandy School [gone]
Simla, CO
These pod-shaped classrooms were built for the Big Sandy School in 1968. These photos are from 2012. The buildings were demolished in 2013.

Donnelly Gymnasium
Trinidad, CO
The Donnelly Gymnasium at Trinidad High School was built in the late 1960s. [map]