Forts Barry, Baker and Cronkhite

Also known as: Lime Point Tract Reservation, Tennessee Point Military Reservation, Cavallo Point
S of Sausalito off U.S. 101, Sausalito, California

Photos 

Fort Baker, Storehouse

1. VIEW OF FORT BAKER BUILDING 570, WEST AND SOUTH SIDES, FACING NORTHEAST.

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

View photos at Library of Congress

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Constructed in 1943, Building #691 was originally known as the Mobile Searchlight Building and is significant for its role in supporting coastal defense activities that occurred at Fort Baker, Barry and Cronkhite Military Reservations during WWII. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS CA-2796)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 12, 1973
Reference number
73000255
NR name
Forts Baker, Barry, and Cronkhite
Architectural style
Victorian: Stick/Eastlake
Area of significance
Military
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
District
Historic functions
Military facility; Fortification
Current functions
Arms storage; Government office
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849; 1925-1949
Significant year
1867
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1
Contributing structures: 14
Contributing sites: 3

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2016: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

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