Albert Kahn’s Hangars on the Banks of the St. John’s River
Virtual Talk with Karen Kincaid Brady
February 23, 2022 , 7:00 pm
In the lead up to World War 11 and a little over 1,000 miles from Detroit, four landplane hangars designed by Albert Kahn went up at the newly created Naval Air Station Jacksonville. These hangars faithfully served US military efforts until 2015. This lecture will look at the lifecycle of the Landplane Hangar Historic District at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, and explore the Section 106 efforts preserve the Albert Kahn’s Hangars in history.
About the Speaker:
Karen Kincaid Brady is the Business and Programming Director at the Neill-Cochran House Museum in Austin, Texas. Karen holds a Master of Science in Historic Preservation from the University of Texas at Austin, and Master of Arts in History, with a Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Prior to joining the Neill-Cochran House, Karen worked as a Project Manager and Historic Preservation Lead at R&K Solutions, Inc. where she had the opportunity to explore the work of Albert Kahn first hand. In addition to working at the Neill-Cochran House, Karen continues to pursue her passion for history and education in another form as an Adjunct Lecturer at San Antonio College. Karen’s publication achievements include The Hangars on the Banks of the St. John’s River: The Landplane Hangar Historic District at NAS Jacksonville and “Monumental Reinterpretation.”