Randolph Field Historic District

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Randolph Field Historic District
Randolph Field - Taj Mahal building with training aircraft.jpg
The Base Administration Building, nicknamed the "Taj Mahal", in 1942
Randolph Field Historic District is located in Texas
Randolph Field Historic District
Randolph Field Historic District is located in the US
Randolph Field Historic District
Nearest city San Antonio, Texas, USA
Coordinates 29°31′56″N 98°16′48″W / 29.53222°N 98.28000°W / 29.53222; -98.28000Coordinates: 29°31′56″N 98°16′48″W / 29.53222°N 98.28000°W / 29.53222; -98.28000
Area 405 acres (1.64 km2)[1]
Built 1931
Architect multiple
Architectural style Mission Revival-Spanish Colonial Revival-Streamline Moderne
MPS Randolph Air Force Base MPS
NRHP Reference # 96000753
Significant dates
Added to NRHP July 8, 1996[2]
Designated NHLD August 7, 2001[3]

Randolph Field Historic District is a historic district located within Randolph Air Force Base, near San Antonio, Texas, USA. The 405-acre (1.64 km2) site includes 350 contributing buildings, sites, and structures, and 47 non-contributing ones; in the Mission Revival, Spanish Colonial Revival, and Streamline Moderne styles.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 2001.[1][3]

Base Administration Building, a contributing structure, is itself listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

The Base Administration Building, long known as "The Taj Mahal", shown about 2008.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jody Cook and John H. Sprinkle, Jr. (February 26, 2001). "National Historic Landmark Nomination: Randolph Field Historic District" (pdf). National Park Service.  and Accompanying 12 photos, aerial, exteriors and interiors, from 1931, 1932, 1934, 1939, and undated (32 KB)
  2. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  3. ^ a b "Randolph Field Historic District". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 

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