Building 55

Mess Hall

  • Building No:55
  • Historic Use :Mess Hall
  • Proposed Use: Educational Commercial
  • Built:1899
  • Square ft:6,676



Historic Description

Built to replace the kitchen in the enlisted men’s barracks necessitated by the expanding garrison. Design & building materials illustrate US Army’s continued effort to create a coherant and cohesive appearance for post.

Physical Description

1 1/2 story rectangular bldg located behind Barracks 22. Hip roof w/raised gable ends. Internal chimney on on gable end. 1 story porch extending entire length of W facade. 1 story porch on E facde on N end. 6/6 and 3/3 DH windows w/wooden sashes, stone sills, and flat keyed arches. 104 man capacity.

Report, Photos, and Floor Plans