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Administration Building and Visitor Center

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1937, National Park Service staff, Charles E. Peterson, architect
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Pierre Courtois)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)

The Neo-Jeffersonian main structure, a two-story center block with lower wings, was designed by the architect who founded the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) in 1933–1934. Peterson went on to a noted career as a historian and preservationist. The CCC provided labor to construct the structure.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.

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