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Naval Air Station, San Diego, Historic District

  • Naval Aviation's winter quarters known as: Camp Trouble
  • Also Known As: Naval Air Station,North Island

  • Address: Saufley St, I-4th St Roe St, Murray St, Maxfield Blvd, Carson St, Quentin Roosevelt Blvd, Wright St,Bay St
  • Vicinity: Naval Air Station North Island
  • Place of Coronado Island in San Diego
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1910/00/00 Glenn Hammond Curtiss Aviation Pioneer Glenn Curtiss establishes a flying school at North Island, California.
1910/12/00 United States Navy Military service US Navy assigns its first pilot, Lt Theodore Gordon Ellyson, to be trained by Curtiss. Birth of Naval Aviation
1911/06/27 Glenn Hammond Curtiss Flight instructor John Towers received orders to the Curtiss Flying School. There he became the Navy's third aviator, following TG Ellyson and John Rodgers. Birth of Naval Aviation
1911/06/27 John H Towers Naval Aviator No 3 John Towers received orders to the Curtiss Flying School. There he became the Navy's third aviator, following TG Ellyson and John Rodgers. Birth of Naval Aviation
1912/00/00 Navy's Aviation Unit uses North Island as Winter quarters Birth of Naval Aviation
1912/10/00 Glenn Hammond Curtiss Instructor Glenn Curtiss trains the first group of Japanese aviators, including Lieutenant Chuji Yamada who was working to obtain a pilot's license from the Aero Club of America, October - November 1912
1918/00/00 Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue Architect Core buildings built 1918-1920
1918/00/00 US Navy Bureau of Yards and Docks Architect Core buildings built 1918-1920
1927/05/09 Charles A Lindbergh Pilot Charles A Lindbergh takes off from North Island in 'The Spirit of St Louis' en route to New York and across the Atlantic to Paris Aviation Spans the Atlantic
1927/05/09 Charles A Lindbergh Pilot Charles A Lindbergh takes off from North Island in 'The Spirit of St Louis' en route to New York and across the Atlantic to Paris Lindbergh's Transatlantic Flight: New York to Paris

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Particulars for Naval Air Station, San Diego, Historic District:
Historic Use Air facility
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Owner Federal
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance Local
Area of Significance Military
Architectural Style Mission-Spanish Revival
Level of Significance National



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 21st May 1991

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Naval Air Station, San Diego, Historic District
Registry Address: Naval Air Station, North Island, N. shore
Registry Number: 91000590
Resource Type: District
Owner: Federal
Architect: Goodhue,Bertram Grosvenor; Navy Bureau of Yards and Docks
Architectural Style: Mission-spanish revival
Area in Acres: 44
Contributing Buildings: 23
Non-Contributing Buildings: 11
Contributing Structures: 3
Non-Contributing Structures: 2
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National; Local
Area of Significance: Military, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Significant Year: 1918, 1919
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-Function: Air facility
Current Function: Defense
Current Sub-Function: Air facility

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