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Presidio of San Francisco, Letterman General Hospital, Building No. 27, Letterman Hospital Complex, Edie Road, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA



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Location
Edie Road, San Francisco, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-2633
National Register Number: 66000232
Significance: Building 1006 is significant as an element built in harmony with the original 1899 pavilion plan of Letterman Hospital; as one of several Spanish Colonial Revival style buildings at Letterman whose construction resulted in a new image for the hospital; and as an early (1906) example of reinforced concrete construction. Its complex history of use includes serving as the home of the acclaimed Bacteriology Laboratory of Letterman Hospital from 1906 to 1975. The Bacteriological Laboratory played a significant role for Letterman and for the Army during World War I and World War II both as a laboratory and as a training center. In 1940, it became home to the X-Ray Department, subsequently, it played an important role at Letterman in World War II. Building 1006 is a contributing structure to the Presidio of San Francisco's National Historic Landmark District.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. OVERVIEW OF MAIN HOSPITAL, NORTHEAST CORNER.
2. MAIN HOSPITAL, VIEW OF SURVIVING PORTION OF QUADRANGLE LOOKING SOUTHEAST FROM EDIE STREET.
3. MAIN HOSPITAL, VIEW OF EAST SIDE AND NORTHEAST CORNER.
4. BUILDINGS 1006 AND 1049 FROM THE INTERSECTION OF EDIE ROAD AND GENERAL KENNEDY AVENUE, LOOKING 254 DEGREES WEST SOUTH WEST.
5. BUILDING 1006, NORTHWEST CORNER.
6. BUILDING 1006 NORTH SIDE (LEFT) AND BUILDING 1049 EAST SIDE (RIGHT).
7. BUILDING 1006, NORTH SIDE.
8. BUILDING 1006, DETAIL OF EAST END OF THE NORTH SIDE.
9. BUILDING 1006, EAST SIDE.
10. BUILDING 1006, SOUTHEAST CORNER.
11. BUILDING 1006, SOUTH SIDE (RIGHT) AND BUILDING 1007, NORTH SIDE (LEFT).
12. BUILDING 1006, SOUTH SIDE SHOWING SOUTH ADDITION.
13. BUILDING 1006, EXTERIOR DETAIL ON GROUND FLOOR OF SOUTH ADDITION.
14. BUILDING 1006, EXTERIOR DETAILS ON SOUTH SIDE WITH VERANDA (CORRIDOR A) IN BACKGROUND.
15. SOUTH SIDE OF VERANDA (CORRIDOR 3), LEFT, THAT CONNECTS BUILDING 1006 AND 1049.
16. SHOWING SPACE BETWEEN BUILDING 1006 (LEFT) AND BUILDING 1007 (RIGHT).
17. SHOWING SPACE BETWEEN BUILDING 1006 (LEFT) AND BUILDING 1007 (RIGHT).
18. DETAIL OF CHUTE, BETWEEN BUILDING 1006 (LEFT) AND BUILDING 1007 (RIGHT).
19. BUILDING 1006, DETAIL OF LATTICE AND DRAINAGE DITCH ON GROUND FLOOR OF VERANDA.
20. BUILDING 1006, SOUTH ADDITION LOOKING EAST.
21. BUILDING 1006, MORGUE LOCATED ON FIRST FLOOR IN THE WEST END OF THE BUILDING.
22. BUILDING 1006, BACTERIOLOGY LAB LOCATED ON FIRST FLOOR EAST OF THE MORGUE.
23. BUILDING 1006, FIRST FLOOR ROOM ON SOUTHEAST END OF BUILDING.
24. BUILDING 1006, FIRST FLOOR DOOR AT EAST END OF BUILDING WITH ORIGINAL TILE ON HALLWAY WALLS.
25. BUILDING 1006, STAIRCASE LOOKING UP.
26. BUILDING 1006, STAIRCASE LOOKING DOWN.
27. BUILDING 1006, HALLWAY IN X-RAY DEPARTMENT ON SECOND FLOOR.
28. BUILDING 1006, SECOND FLOOR ROOM, NORTHWEST END OF BUILDING.
29. BUILDING 1006, SUITE OF ROOMS IN SOUTH ADDITION ON SECOND FLOOR.
30. BUILDING 1006, FORMER TUBERCULAR WARD ON SECOND FLOOR, NORTHEAST END OF BUILDING.
31. BUILDING 1006, TYPICAL DOOR.
32. BUILDING 1006, TYPICAL LIGHT FIXTURE.
33. BUILDING 1006, TYPICAL CEILING VENT REGISTER.
34. Fort Winfield Scott and Presidio of San Francisco. August 1918. SHOWING THE LETTERMAN HOSPITAL COMPLEX, FOLLOWING CONSTRUCTION OF BUILDING 1006 AND 1049, IN CONTEXT WITH ENTIRE PRESIDIO IN 1918.
35. Plan of Proposed Improvements on Roads, Walks, Gutters, Curbs, Drains, Etc. Letterman General Hospital, Presidio of San Francisco. August 1915. SHOWING LOCATION OF BUILDINGS 1006 AND 1049 IN LETTERMAN HOSPITAL COMPLEX IN 1915.
36. Post Engineer Office, Presidio of San Francisco. Plot Plan, Letterman Army Hospital, San Francisco, Calif. 1958. SHOWING LOCATION OF BUILDINGS 1006 AND 1049 IN LETTERMAN HOSPITAL COMPLEX IN 1958.
37. Roof Plan, Ground Floor Plan, Sections,and Details. Addition to Bacteriology Laboratory at Letterman General Hospital, San Francisco, Cal. June 1915. BUILDING 1006.
38. Second Floor Plan, North Elevation, South Elevation and Details. Addition to Bacteriology Laboratory at Letterman General Hospital, San Francisco, Cal. January 1916. BUILDING 1006.
39. North Elevation, Revised Drawing of X-Ray Laboratory, Building No. 27, Letterman General Hospital. August 1915. BUILDING 1006.
40. South Elevation, Revised Drawing of X-Ray Laboratory, Building No. 27, Letterman General Hospital. August 1940. BUILDING 1006.
41. Post Engineer Office, Presidio of San Francisco, Letterman Army Hospital, First Floor Plan, Main Laboratory Section and Plan, Building 1006. no date BUILDING 1006.
42. Post Engineer Office, Presidio of San Francisco, Letterman Army Hospital, X-Ray Department and Second Floor Plan, X-Ray Department Plan, Building 1006. no date. BUILDING 1006.


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