A Sampling of Visitor
Centers, Listed Alphabetically by Park Name:
Antietam - Little
Bighorn | Mesa Verde - Zion
This is an illustrated, partial list. For a full list of all known Mission
66 visitor centers in the U.S., please download the following pages (PDF
format) page 1 | 2
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Verde National Park, Colorado
View Visitor Center, WODC, Joseph & Louise Marlowe, Denver,
1964-68. Exterior form based on the American
Indian kiva ruins located nearby. To be renovated
and re-used under current General Management Plan.
National Park, Washington
Whisenand, Allison & Tong, Honolulu, McGuire & Muri, Tacoma,
Washington, 1964-67. To be demolished under current General Management
National Memorial, South Dakota
Cecil Doty, Harold Spitznagel & Associates, Sioux Falls, 1957-63.
Featured in Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest.
Demolished in 1994.
National Park, Painted Desert Community, Arizona
and Alexander, Los Angeles, 1959-63.
Historical Park, Alaska
Cecil Doty, John Morse & Associates, Seattle, 1963-64/1968
National Memorial, North Carolina
1957-1960. Concrete structure of the Philadelphia School, inspired
by modern airports of the period. Determined eligible for the National
Register of Historic Places. Currently under consideration as
a National Historic Landmark.
Faithful Visitor Center, San Francisco Planning and Service Center,
1968-70. To be demolished under current
General Management Plan.
Creek Visitor Center, WODC, Cecil Doty, Cannon and Mullen, Salt Lake
City, 1957-61. Closed in 1999, now being renovated as a museum of
human history at Zion National Park.
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