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MacDill Air Force Base, Parachute Building, 2700 Eagle Staff Court, Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL



B&W Photos

HB335687

HB335688

HB335689

HB335690

HB335691


Item Title
BWPhotos 377845

Location
2700 Eagle Staff Court, Tampa, FL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS FL-384-AD
Building/structure dates: 1943 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1968 subsequent work
Significance: The Parachute Building, due to its architectural integrity and its contribution to the Second World War-era infrastructure, is an integral part of the MacDill Air Force Base's historic character. The building, associated with the wartime construction and development of the Base, supported MacDill's flight and training programs which prepared troops for combat in both the European and Pacific theaters of operations. The structure's architecture reflects its historic period, location, and function.

Subjects
Education
Concrete Block Buildings
Office Buildings


Related Names
U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers
Works Projects Administration


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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