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MacDill Air Force Base, Parachute Building, 2700 Eagle Staff Court, Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL

MacDill Air Force Base, Parachute Building, 2700 Eagle Staff Court, Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL

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Summary

Significance: The Parachute Building, due to its architectural integrity and its contribution to the Second World War-era infrastructure, is an integral part of the MacDill Air Force Base's historic character. The building, associated with the wartime construction and development of the Base, supported MacDill's flight and training programs which prepared troops for combat in both the European and Pacific theaters of operations. The structure's architecture reflects its historic period, location, and function.
Survey number: HABS FL-384-AD
Building/structure dates: 1943 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1968 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Works Projects Administration
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Location

Port Tampa Point27.85383, -82.49274
Google Map of 27.8538322, -82.4927402
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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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