NIH 1998 Almanac/Real Property and Facilities/      

(Listed separately according to history, cost of original construction, total cost, gross area and space allocations. See also NIH Location Maps.)

Buildings 30-38

Building 30
History: Building 30 was built to provide laboratory and office space for NIDR.

Building 31
History: Building 31, the Claude D. Pepper Bldg., was constructed to provide office space for most institute directors and their immediate staffs, supporting central services for this area, and additional conference space for study sections, councils, other consultant groups, and NIH staff. Bldg. T-6 was razed in 1961 to make room for a parking lot for Bldg. 31, and Building 15L was razed in 1962 to make room for Bldg. 31.

Building 32T
History: Building 32T was constructed for use in NICHD research in the areas of cell, molecular, and receptor biology.

Building 32TII
History: Building 32TII was constructed for use in NICHD research in biology and biochemistry of medicinal plants.

Building 34 and 34A
History: Buildings 34 and 34A were constructed to house additional chillers for the central air conditioning system.

Building 35
History: Building 35 was constructed to provide a cafeteria to support personnel occupying facilities in the southwestern portion of the NIH reservation.

Building 36
History: Building 36, named for Lowell P. Weicker, was constructed to provide NIMH and NINDS with laboratory and office space.

Building 37
History: Building 37 was built to provide the NCI with laboratory and office space.

Building 38
History: Building 38 was built to house the National Library of Medicine, consisting of the largest collection of medical literature, and facilities for biomedical communications. This facility is eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.

Building 38A
History: Building 38A was constructed to house the offices of the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications. The National Medical Audiovisuals Center transferred its headquarters here from Atlanta, Ga, and the Fogarty International Center occupies one floor.


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