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Walt Disney Family Museum, San Francisco CA

September 24, 2014
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Architects – Page & Turnbull
Interior Designers – Rockwell Group
General Contractors – Plant Construction
Acoustical Consultants – Charles M Salter Associates

For 218 years, the San Francisco Presidio served as an army post for three nations. With 1480 acres and more than 500 historic buildings, the Presidio became a part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in 1994. The Walt Disney Family Museum, a 19,000 square foot, $110 million museum complex transformed an army barrack (Building 104) and two neighboring buildings on the Presidio Parade Ground into a visually stunning facility that tells the story of Disney’s life and work.

Three historic buildings—an old army barrack, a gymnasium, and a storage facility—were modified for the museum, administrative, special event and archival space. The main barracks building now houses the museum itself, a café, shop and an 114-seat state-of-the-art digital theater.

The museum occupies the one barrack where the inside was bare–stripped for structural work in 1995. Even so, the construction budget was $52 million for the project, which includes two buildings to the north (a gymnasium converted into offices, the other ingeniously tucked the museum’s mechanical systems into a machine gun shed).

Wooden Window replaced damaged and missing windows and doors with historically accurate replacements that perfectly matched the originals– incorporating soundproof glass. The project required close attention to detail to ensure an exact match, using museum quality glass, and adherence to federal historic preservation standards and community review.

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