- Cyclorama Building at Gettysburg
Cyclorama Building Eligible for National Register of Historic Places Location: Zeigler's Grove
125 Taneytown Road
Nearest town: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Coordinates: Built: 1958-1962 Architect: Richard Neutra Architectural style: Modernist (Mission 66) Status: Closed, planned for demolition Governing body: Gettysburg National Military Park Eligible for NRHP: September 24, 1998:118 Part of: Gettysburg Battlefield HD (75000155)
The Cyclorama Building at Gettysburg is a vacant concrete and glass Mission 66 structure dedicated November 19, 1962 by the National Park Service (NPS) to serve as a Gettysburg Battlefield visitor center, to exhibit the 1883 Paul Philippoteaux Battle of Gettysburg cyclorama and other artifacts, and to provide an observation deck (replacing the 1896 Zeigler's Grove Cope Truss tower).
The Gettysburg Cyclorama painting was removed[when?] and in 1998, the Keeper of the National Register of Historic Places identified the building possesses "exceptional historic and architectural significance." (The painting was reopened to the public in the spring of 2008 at the Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center]].) Funding requests to rehabilitate the Cyclorama Building were denied in 1993 and 1996, i.e., $2.7M in 1993 for roof removal/replacement, asbestos ceiling removal, patching cracks and treating masonry, and efficient redesign of interior.:126 On September 24, 1998, the Keeper of the National Register of Historic Places determined the "Cyclorama Building was eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places", reversing conclusions by the National Park Service in December 1995 and the Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Officer in May 1996.:118 In 1999, the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts opposed the demolition.:126
After the building was not added to the National Register of Historic Places, inn 2010, a U.S. District court judge ruled for the Recent Past Preservation Network (Plaintiff) that the NPS "had failed to comply with federal law requiring it to analyze the effect of the Cyclorama Center demolition and come up with alternatives to destroying it".
- ^ "Cyclorama Building, 125 Taneytown Road, Gettysburg vicinity, Adams, PA". Library of Congress. http://loc.gov/pictures/item/pa3988/. Retrieved 2011-01-25.
- ^ "Pennsylvania: New Visitor Center & Museum Complex (Gettysburg National Military Park)". Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. http://www.achp.gov/casearchive/cases7-99PA2.html. Retrieved 2011-01-24. "The Keeper determined that the [Cyclorama Building] property, built between 1958 and 1962, is exceptionally significant"
- ^ a b c d Oversight hearing on Gettysburg National Park general management (Report). United States Congress House Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands. http://books.google.com/books?id=55Q2AAAAIAAJ&pg=PA118. Retrieved 2011-01-24.
- ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. http://nrhp.focus.nps.gov/natreg/docs/All_Data.html.
- ^ Unrau, Harlan D (1991). administrative history, Gettysburg National Military Park (Report). Denver, CO: National Park Service. OCLC 24228617. http://www.cr.nps.gov/history/online_books/gett/adhi.pdf. Retrieved 2011-01-27.
- ^ "Cyclorama Richard Neutra's 1961 Lincoln Memorial at Gettysburg." reCyclorama June 7, 2007.
- ^ "Section 106 Case Report, Cyclorama Building, Gettysburg National Military Park" (reprint). reCyclorama. Mission66.com. January 1999. http://www.mission66.com/cyclorama/docs/section106.html#4.0. Retrieved 2011-01-25. "----[webpage quote regarding "urging of the National Parks Service goes here]-----"
- ^ Amy Worden (April 5, 2010). "L.A. architect wins battle at Gettysburg". Los Angeles Times. http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-gettysburg-neutra5-2010apr05,0,6761863.story.
Background Engagements Combat
- Angle (Copse of trees, High-water mark)
- Barlow Knoll
- Biesecker Woods
- Big Round Top
- Cavalry fields
- Cemetery Hill
- Cemetery Ridge
- Culp's Hill
- Devil's Den
- Evergreen Cemetery
- Little Round Top
- McAllister's Hill
- McMillan Woods
- McPherson's Ridge
- Oak Ridge
- Pardee Field
- Peach Orchard
- Pitzer Woods
- Plum Run
- Railway cut
- Seminary Ridge
- Slaughter Pen
- Spangler Spring
- Spangler Woods
- Stevens Creek
- Triangular Field
- Valley of Death
- Warfield Ridge
- Weikert Hill
- Zeigler's Grove
Aftermath Media Games
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