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Grand Canyon Park Operations Building

Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
County of Coconino.
Off West Rim Drive, Grand Canyon National Park
National Register Number: 87001412
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Government Building: Federal. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: AZ-1 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Park Operations Building; See www.nps.gov/grca.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 28, 1987):
This structure (1929) took its shape from the surrounding landscape and is subtly connected to its natural environment by natural feeling forms in its style and the native materials used to construct it. The texture of the stonework and its rough courses mimicking the local geology are its only "ornament", again using its surrounding environment to develop its appearance and form.

This building is in satisfactory condition, having undergone a major rehabilitation in 2005.

There are no changes reported.

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