Monolithic Dome homes all over the United States, including one in Hayes, will be open for tours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, as part of the 10th annual Fall Dome Home Tour. Admission is free, but a $2 donation is requested for the Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters.
Monolithic Domes are steel-reinforced, concrete structures known for energy efficiency, durability and strength. The tour, sponsored by the Monolithic Dome Institute in Texas, is designed to raise awareness about these unusual buildings. Visit www.monolithic.com for details and more information.
Christened "Sty Manor," the Hayes dome is located at 4737 Piney Swamp Road. It is 52 feet in diameter, or about 2,000 square feet, is built on a brick circular stem wall. The inside features a central great room, three bedrooms, two baths and a loft. For more information and directions, visit www.monolithic.com.
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