Administration Building, Treasure Island

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Administration Building, Treasure Island
Building One, Treasure Island 1.JPG
Building One
Administration Building, Treasure Island is located in San Francisco
Administration Building, Treasure Island
Administration Building, Treasure Island is located in California
Administration Building, Treasure Island
Administration Building, Treasure Island is located in the US
Administration Building, Treasure Island
Location SE Corner of Avenue of the Palms and California Ave., Treasure Island, California
Coordinates 37°49′1″N 122°22′13″W / 37.81694°N 122.37028°W / 37.81694; -122.37028Coordinates: 37°49′1″N 122°22′13″W / 37.81694°N 122.37028°W / 37.81694; -122.37028
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1938
Architect Day, William Peyton; Kelham, George William
Architectural style Moderne, Art Deco
NRHP reference # 08000081[1]
Added to NRHP February 26, 2008

The Administration Building, Treasure Island, on Treasure Island, California, is a Moderne style building designed by William Peyton Day and George William Kelham that was built in 1938. It has also been known as Building 1, as Command Naval Base San Francisco Headquarters, and as Naval Station Treasure Island. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.[1][2]

The building housed a museum until 1997. In 2011, San Francisco purchased Treasure Island from the U.S. Navy and there are plans to reopen the museum as part of a redevelopment project.[3]

In popular culture

The Administration Building served as the "Berlin Airport" in the popular 1989 film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Toni Webb (December 2, 2007). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Administration Building, Treasure Island". National Park Service. and accompanying photos
  3. ^ "Treasure Island Museum Association". Retrieved 2013-02-07.
  4. ^ "Administration Building - Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade - San Francisco, CA". Retrieved 2017-01-09.
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