Treasure Island - Building One
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Airport terminal building
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Geographic Information & Related Structures
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA, North America
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Erected for the Golden Gate International Exposition.
18 February 1939
- 29 September 1940
Golden Gate International Exposition. After the end of the exposition the building is briefly used by Pan Am for its Clipper flights.
The U.S. Navy acquires Treasure Island upon the U.S. entry into World War II. "Building One" becomes command and communications center for the duration of the war. Admiral Chester Nimitz runs the war in the Pacific from the basement theater.
Treasure Island Museum occupies the lobby of Building One. It also houses Navy Headquarters for the San Francisco naval base.
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