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Rosie The Riveter National Park, Richmond, California, USA

"Craneway Pavilion" In August of 1931 the Ford Company opened their new assembly plant in Richmond Ca. Designed by the great industrial architect Albert Kahn, the 525,000 sq ft building utilizes natural light from a vast array of skylights, and has the open space environment typical of Kahn-designed structures. The largest auto assembly plant on the West Coast, the Richmond plant is also one of 60 Albert Kahn-designed buildings, all over the country, now on the National Register of Historic Places and located adjacent to the 'Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park.' aArchitecturebBuilt StructurebBuilding ExteriorWWWIIWWWII HistoryfFordmotors Historical Historical Building National Park California
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