University of Oregon
THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

Balloon Field House

 

History

The 3-ton pneumatic structure (inflatable balloon) was purchased to provide an inexpensive dry practice area for athletes. The problematic structure was sold in 1971.

Newspaper Articles (arranged by date)

1960s

  • "Balloon Building to Rise on Campus." Oregon Daily Emerald 25 Sept. 1968: 1.
  • "Deflated Balloon Causes Problems." Oregon Daily Emerald 30 Sept. 1968: 1.

1970s

  • "Bubble Sold To Mother." Oregon Daily Emerald 4 Feb. 1971: 1.

 

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