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U.S. Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay, Warehouse 250, Aviation Storehouse, C Street between Fifth & Sixth Streets, Kaneohe, Honolulu County, HI



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Location
C Street between Fifth & Sixth Streets, Kaneohe, HI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS HI-311-H
Building/structure dates: 1941 initial construction
Significance: The warehouse was built during the vigorous construction which resulted after the Japanese attack of December 7, 1941. It was part of the supply system for the aviation operations of the Naval Air Station. The building is a unique design for industrial buildings of the period, an International Style building designed by the noted architect Albert Kahn, with features that reflect the scarcity of building materials during WWII.

Subjects
International Style Architectural Elements
Warehouses
Military Facilities


Related Names
Kahn, Albert


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
Contextual view of Building 250 along C Street, view facing southwest
South side elevation, note clerestory above the low-pitch main roof, view facing north
Oblique view of the south and west sides, view facing northeast
West side elevation, view facing east
Oblique view of the north and east sides, view facing southwest
Exterior view along the west side, showing the alternating wood and steel ceiling beams and metal sash windows, view facing northeast
Interior view showing the framing for the main roof, view facing south
Interior view showing the gable end of the clerestory and the main roof, view facing southeast
Interior view showing the framing for the long side of the clerestory, view facing north
Detail of the ridge framing of the clerestory roof, note the alternating wood and steel beams, view facing northeast
Interior view of the window wall of the enclosed office area taken from the main warehouse area showing the metal sash windows, view facing west
Interior view of the enclosed area, note the two-light-over single-panel door to the main warehouse area, view facing northeast


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