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Naval Supply Center, Broadway Complex, Warehouse, 911 West Broadway, San Diego, San Diego County, CA



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Item Title


Location
911 West Broadway, San Diego, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-2313-B
Significance: As a contributing element of the Naval Supply Center, Broadway Complex Historic District, Building 12 is significant at the local level for its historical associations with the Navy in San Diego and for its architectural qualities as one of the earliest major structures in the harbor area. Constructed in 1944-45, the building supported Navy supply requirements in the Pacific through World War II. During the period from the 1920s through the end of World War II, the Navy established a major presence on San Diego Bay, with significance to the city and the Navy's military operations in the Pacific. Architecturally, the seven story building has been one of the most substantial structures on the waterfront for decades and reflects a significant part of San Diego's architectural history.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
Contextual view of building, camera facing northeast
Building, west front and north side. Camera facing east-southeast
Building, east back. Camera facing west
Building, south side and east back. Camera facing northwest
Building, south side. Camera facing west-northwest
Building, roof, with machinery penthouses on left and harbor control tower on right. Camera facing south
Interior of building, open storage area. Camera facing southeast


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