Administration Building, Treasure Island

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Administration Building, Treasure Island
Administration Building, Treasure Island is located in San Francisco
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
Governing body Federal
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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  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.