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Hughes Aircraft Company, 6775 Centinela Avenue, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA

Hughes Aircraft Company, 6775 Centinela Avenue, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA

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Summary

Significance: Primarily developed between 1941 and 1953 and in continuous use to the present, the subject structures of the Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City plant, constitute a unique and remarkably intact example of one of the first large-scale aircraft production centers. It provides a physical link with the historical origin and evolution of the aviation and aerospace industry, a technological economy which has played an essential role in the development of modern southern California. ...
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1616
Survey number: HAER CA-174
Building/structure dates: 1941- 1953 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Hughes, Howard
Gogerty, Henry L
De Vries, David G, photographer
Rasson, Judith R, historian
Slawson, Dana N, historian
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Location

Los Angeles, California, United States33.98141, -118.40928
Google Map of 33.981412, -118.4092761
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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