Gallery: Oklahoma City Developer Offers $100,000 to Anyone Who Will Tak...

 

Buckminster-Fuller‘s ground-breaking geodesic domes might have been technologically revolutionary and highly efficient, but that doesn’t mean that it’s easy to find a roofer to maintain them. For that reason—and several others—a developer is not only trying to get rid of his Bucky-inspired dome, he’s offering a whopping $100,000 bonus to anyone who will take it off his hands. The Gold Dome, once a branch of Citizen’s State Bank on Route 66 in Oklahoma City, was recently purchased by David Box who has found $2.5 million worth of problems with the building—leading him to offer up the distinctive dome to anyone who will take it.

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  1. Skyeler March 27, 2013 at 1:19 pm

    What is this guys number?? My artist friends from LA are very interested!!!

  2. Joshua Morgan March 27, 2013 at 11:29 am

    I agree, I would say fixing it for the 2.5 mil and making it something amazing again would be an investment for the guy. Make a kickstarter for it or raise funds. Share out space in it once its done to get your money back. As a local I’ve driven by the dome countless times and its really something quite amazing to see. Those pictures do it no justice.

  3. Bridgette Meinhold March 25, 2013 at 4:17 pm

    Don’t tear down the dome! It’s one of our only architectural landmarks!

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