|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 20 Aug 2020 15:17:22 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PRESERVATION: "Plans underway to restore iconic Hangar One starting next year, " Moffett Field, CA|
Plans underway to restore iconic Hangar One starting next year by Kevin Forestieri Mountain View Voice (CA) August 19, 2020 A massive effort by Google to restore one of Mountain View's iconic dirigible hangars is expected to begin next year, aimed at replicating Hangar One's original design and appearance as closely as possible. New details unveiled in May show Google's subsidiary, Planetary Ventures, is planning to re-cover the skeletal structure north of Highway 101 in a way that "replicates, as closely as possible, the overall visual characteristics" of the original Hangar One. Minimal changes are proposed to fix some of the original hangar's biggest flaws. Built in the 1930s, Hangar One is among the most recognizable landmarks in the Bay Area, and remains one of the only structures left in the country that was built to house airships. The U.S. Navy stripped the siding off of Hangar One starting in 2011 after it was found to be leaking asbestos and other toxins, leaving behind a hulking skeletal structure over 1,000 feet long. … For the entire article, see https://www.mv-voice.com/news/2020/08/19/plans-underway-to-restore-iconic-hangar-one-starting-next-year -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight A project of the Pacific Studies Center LSiegel@cpeo.org P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650-961-8918 http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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