Astrodome aerial photograph during construction
Art Meyer photography
The Astrodome was the world's first domed sports stadium, located in Houston, Texas. It was designed by the architecture firms of Hermon Lloyd & W. B. Morgan, and Wilson, Morris, Crain and Anderson. It was completed in November 1964. Arthur E. Jones, a 1947 Rice University graduate, joined the Houston firm of Lloyd and Morgan that year, and became partner in 1961. Jones participated in the design of the Astrodome.