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ChronoPoints is an initiative of UCF’s Institute for Simulation and Training to digitally documenting mid-century structures and artifacts.
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  With the decorative white beams to the right, this image depicts the complete demolition of the Roundhouse Rotunda. You can see the bridge to the service area remaining on the left. Take June 29, 2018   Photo courtesy Jim Newland, La Mesa Historical Society    ...

Today, I was in Cocoa Beach researching several locations that ChronoPoints plans to laser scan this summer.   I thought I would share this wonderful City of Cocoa Beach emblem from the 1960s when the community was known as Missileland, USA due to the influence of nearby Cape Canaveral (Kennedy).   The logo depicts the outline of a Minuteman Missile rising from the Cape.  ...

If you have traveled to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), there is a good chance that you have seen these colorful mosaics that bring life to what would be very long and dull walks within the airport's tunnel system.   While the public can only see three of the original seven mosaics today, they are wonderful representations of mid-century LAX.  So while walking through the Terminal 3 tunnel today, I could not resist snapping this photo and of course, it reminded me of a great 1963 movie, Sunday in New York, where Cliff Robertson's character raced through one of these tunnels (but...