BUILDING STATS

The Downey NASA Site was located in Downey California

. It was comprised of approximately 160 acres of land that was previously called the Hyunan Ranch. The first industrial use was EMSCO Aircraft in 1929 and began with the construction of Building 1 on Lakewood Blvd. Over the course of its development  32 structures were built on the property.. Of the original properties only 8 remain; Buildings 1annex, 2, 3, 4, 5,,18, 202,203  

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Building 001

Was the main site building and grew in size as company  expansion occurred.

Year Built

1929-1949

Sq. Ft.

Designer

900,000

Kauffmann

Use

Admin; Engineering; Production

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Building 002

Located south of Imperial Hwy, this was an engineering staff building.

Year Built

1960

Sq. Ft.

Designer

275,000

TBD

Use

Engineering

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Building 004

Quality Labs, Simulation Labs, FICL Test Stand

Year Built

1960

Sq. Ft.

Designer

325,000

TBD

Use

Quality Labs/Personnel

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Building 039

Quality Labs, Simulation Labs, FICL Test Stand

Year Built

1960

Sq. Ft.

Designer

15000

TBD

Use

Quality Labs/Personnel

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Building 006

Was the main site building and grew in size as company  expansion occurred.

Year Built

1929-1949

Sq. Ft.

Designer

900,000

Kauffmann

Use

Admin; Engineering; Production

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Building 018

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Year Built

Mixed

Sq. Ft.

Designer

Gray

Adult

Use

Female

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Building 288

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Year Built

Mixed

Sq. Ft.

Designer

Orange

Adult

Use

Male

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Building 006

Primarily engineering also logistics and Quality Assurance, Original Mission Support Room

Year Built

1958

Sq. Ft.

Designer

325,000

TBD

Use

Admin; Engineering; Production

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Building 018

Originally Laboratory and Mschine shop facilities

Year Built

1958

Sq. Ft.

Designer

5000

TBD

Use

Lab/Machine shop

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Building 288

Engineering Structural Test Laboratory

Year Built

1960

Sq. Ft.

Designer

198,000 sf

TBD

Use

Engineering Test

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Building 120

Hazardous Propellant/Materials Testing Facility

Year Built

1958

Sq. Ft.

Designer

1000

TBD

Use

Propellant testing

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Building 290

Apollo Final Assembly and Checkout Facility

Year Built

1962

Sq. Ft.

Designer

450,000

TBD

Use

Production/Testing

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Building 276

Production/Chemical Processing Facilities

Year Built

1958

Sq. Ft.

Designer

100,000

TBD

Use

Production/Chemical Processing

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Building 009

Hazardous Propellant/Materials Testing Facility

Year Built

1958

Sq. Ft.

Designer

1000

TBD

Use

Propellant testing

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Building 041

Apollo Final Assembly and Checkout Facility

Year Built

1962

Sq. Ft.

Designer

450,000

TBD

Use

Production/Testing

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Building 246

Production/Chemical Processing Facilities

Year Built

1958

Sq. Ft.

Designer

100,000

TBD

Use

Production/Chemical Processing

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