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Golden Gate International Exposition, Hall of Transportation, 440 California Avenue, Treasure Island, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA



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Location
Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-2785-A
Building/structure dates: 1938 initial construction
Significance: The Hall of Transportation is significant as one of the best remaining examples of buildings constructed on Treasure Island as part of the 1939-40 Golden Gate International Exposition (GGIE). The building served as the Hall of Transportation during the GGIE and was constructed to serve as one of two hangar buildings built for the San Francisco airport that was planned for the island. The building is a successful example of Art Moderne style commercial architecture from the late 1930s and retains integrity to its period of significance between 1938 and 1940.

Subjects
Tourism
Exposition Grounds


Related Names
Kelham, George William
Day, William Peyton


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
Contextual view of the Hall of Transportation from Yerba Buena Island, showing Palace of Fine and Decorative Arts (Building 3) at far right, camera facing northwest
View of main facade (southwest side), camera facing northeast
Oblique view of southeast side, showing one-story section, camera facing north
View of northeast side, camera facing southwest
Detail of northeast pylon, camera facing south
Detail of northwest entrance, camera facing southeast
Detail of main entrance on southwest side of building, camera facing northeast
Interior view of main hangar space, camera facing northeast
Interior view of main hangar space, camera facing southwest


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