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Cape Romano's infamous dome home

Hurricane Wilma took it's toll on the few remaining structures on Cape Romano, completely removing a house on stilts and further damaging 'igloo' structures on the desolate point.  Michel Fortier/Staff

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Hurricane Wilma took it's toll on the few remaining structures on Cape Romano, completely removing a house on stilts and further damaging "igloo" structures on the desolate point. Michel Fortier/Staff

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  • Do you recognize this ALMOST FAMOUS hangout and tourist spot?   These are the dome buildings built several decades ago at the tip of Cape Romano. Submitted by Mike Housewert  Dome Home Stilt Home
  • A popular stop for boaters in the Marco Island/Goodland area is Cape Romano, where a dome home still stands. Once a residence, the home is now falling into the sea, the result of storms and beach erosion that has changed and shifted the tip of the island southeast of Marco. Eric Strachan/Staff
2003
  • Cape Romano's infamous landmark: the former weekend retreat of the John Tosto family, known as the dome house, is collapsing at the island's southern end.  LoAnn Halden. Taken in June 2009
  • Cape Romano. Eric Strachan/Naples Daily News
  • Hurricane Wilma took it's toll on the few remaining structures on Cape Romano, completely removing a house on stilts and further damaging 'igloo' structures on the desolate point.
  • Hurricane Wilma took it's toll on the few remaining structures on Cape Romano, completely removing a house on stilts and further damaging 'igloo' structures on the desolate point.  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • A popular stop for boaters in the Marco Island/Goodland area is Cape Romano, where a dome home still stands. Courtesy of Collier County Code Enforcement
  • A popular stop for boaters in the Marco Island/Goodland area is Cape Romano, where a dome home still stands. Courtesy of Collier County Code Enforcement
  • A popular stop for boaters in the Marco Island/Goodland area is Cape Romano, where a dome home still stands. Courtesy of Collier County Code Enforcement
  • A popular stop for boaters in the Marco Island/Goodland area is Cape Romano, where a dome home still stands. Courtesy of Collier County Code Enforcement
  • A popular stop for boaters in the Marco Island/Goodland area is Cape Romano, where a dome home still stands. Courtesy of Collier County Code Enforcement
  • A popular stop for boaters in the Marco Island/Goodland area is Cape Romano, where a dome home still stands. Courtesy of Collier County Code Enforcement
  • A popular stop for boaters in the Marco Island/Goodland area is Cape Romano, where a dome home still stands. Courtesy of Collier County Code Enforcement
  • A popular stop for boaters in the Marco Island/Goodland area is Cape Romano, where a dome home still stands. Courtesy of Collier County Code Enforcement
  • A popular stop for boaters in the Marco Island/Goodland area is Cape Romano, where a dome home still stands. Courtesy of Collier County Code Enforcement
  • A popular stop for boaters in the Marco Island/Goodland area is Cape Romano, where a dome home still stands. Courtesy of Collier County Code Enforcement
  • A popular stop for boaters in the Marco Island/Goodland area is Cape Romano, where a dome home still stands. Courtesy of Collier County Code Enforcement
  • A popular stop for boaters in the Marco Island/Goodland area is Cape Romano, where a dome home still stands. Courtesy of Collier County Code Enforcement
  • A popular stop for boaters in the Marco Island/Goodland area is Cape Romano, where a dome home still stands. Courtesy of Collier County Code Enforcement

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