Warehouse (Building #26) – Carlsbad National Park NM

Description

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) constructed a warehouse in what is now known as the Carlsbad Caverns National Park Historic District.

National Register of Historic Places nomination form, 1988:

Warehouse, NPS Bldg #26. Designed in 1941 by architect Ken Saunders of the Branch of Plans and Design, Regional Office, Santa Fe; erected in 1942 by CCC workers; now used as a Maintenance Office and Warehouse.

Simplified Hew Mexican Territorial Revival Style; one-story; rectangular plan measuring about 58′ x 31′; beige-colored stuccoed adobe; arched wooden truss roof with iron tie rods is hidden behind an adobe parapet, and was recently sprayed with urethane foam; concrete floors and foundations; plastered interior walls.

The large windows are steel with fixed multi-lite panes inset with projecting, or pivoting, windows. The rear wall contains 4 small projecting windows of 6 lites each. The entrance door with side lites has recently been remodeled with plate glass inset to replace the original multi-lites. Metal canales project from the
sides of the building. The building is in good condition.

Source notes

National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form:
https://npgallery.nps.gov/NRHP/GetAsset/NRHP/88001173_text (accessed Apr. 9, 2022)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on April 9, 2022.

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Location Info


Reef Top Circle
Carlsbad, NM

Coordinates: 32.178295, -104.441511

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