Erasing History (update)

Editor's note: It would seem that there is still imagination at work at Downey in Bldg. 1:

18 December 2004: Out of This World - The Designer Behind 'Lemony Snicket', Washington Post

"Shot on 10 soundstages on the Paramount lot here and at a retired aerospace factory in nearby Downey (where Boeing made space shuttles and where the filmmakers built the largest indoor water tank in North America), the environment created for "Lemony Snicket" is entirely the handmade creation of Hollywood: Not a scene was filmed outdoors or on location."

12 October 2004: Former NASA site beginning its transformation, Press-telegram

"What was formerly a hub of the aerospace industry took its first step toward transformation into what city leaders expect will be a vital economic engine for Downey."

Editor's note: There was a lot of history in this facility. In the early 80's I worked in Building 1 for a number of years. As I walked past parts of Space Shuttles Discovery and Atlantis being assembled, echoes of Apollo were everywhere. I hope someone is saving some of that.

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