MacDill Air Force Base, WAC Mess Hall, 8714 Hillsborough Loop Drive, Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL
8714 Hillsborough Loop Drive, Tampa, FL
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS FL-384-AI
Building/structure dates: 1942 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1956 subsequent work
Significance: The former Women's Army Corps Mess Hall, due to its architectural integrity and its contribution to the Second World War-era infrastructure, is an integral part of MacDill Air Force Base's historic character. The building, which is 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.
U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers
Works Projects Administration
Diesing, David H., Photographer
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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