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Eshoo 'disturbed' by plan to demolish Hangar One's cork room

Original post made on Jun 23, 2010

In a terse letter to U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo says she is "disturbed" by news reports about the planned demolition of the unique "cork room" inside Moffett Field's Hangar One, and she asks pointed questions about why the Navy is set to destroy the historic structure.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, June 23, 2010, 10:54 AM

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Posted by James Bond
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Jun 23, 2010 at 9:41 pm

Hi folks,
The Cork room should only be preserved if it is of interest to the general public and with no pictures to see of the present state of the room or of the cost of restoring it, trying to figure out if it is worth saving is difficult.
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Posted by Kathy
a resident of Sylvan Park
on Jun 23, 2010 at 10:12 pm

Historical preservation decisions should not be based on what is of interest to the general public.









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Posted by John the Man
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jun 24, 2010 at 10:40 am

For those who feel it is of great value, please feel free to spend your own dough to save it. No one is going to stop you.


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Posted by Mike Laursen
a resident of Monta Loma
on Jun 24, 2010 at 10:58 am

Shouldn't Ms. Eshoo be concerned with more important matters?


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Posted by USA
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jun 24, 2010 at 11:19 pm

USA is a registered user.

I wonder if she is disturbed by the 1,500,000,000,000 dollar per year deficit?


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