Will and Chinette Dommel's son, Georg Dommel, managed the operation of the
"Minidomm" in the 1970's up to when it closed its doors in the early 1990's. Some of the memorable scale models, amongst many, were:
A) Bamberg Cathedral
- the model was built in three years at a cost of about DM 250,000.
B) Berlin Olympic Stadium - which hosted the XI th Olympic Games in 1936.
C) Ulm Cathedral - one of the
most beautiful work of gothic architecture. It took seven years to build the model at a cost of DM 780,000. Thousands of photographs had to be taken of the original
cathedral in order to recreate an exact model.
D) Westfalian Hall in Dortmund - the original dome was erected in 1925 and was destroyed during World War II and was restored
E) Zwinger of Dresden - a French style pavilion which originally built from 1711 to 1728. The scale model was built within 6 years at a cost of DM
Minidom world also had a gourmet restaurant, together with a small hotel. Georg Dommel managed a "drive-in" movie theater adjoining the Minidom property. After
leaving his management position, Mr. G. Dommel became the C.E.O. of a precious stones and jewelry business