Built in the 1920s out of stone and petrified wood. The National Park Service took over the building in the 1930s and redesigned it in the Pueblo Revival Style. The Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) provided the labor to rebuild the inn.
Painted Desert Inn. Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona.
View from the veranda with the Painted Desert in the distance.
Punched tin light fixtures made by CCC workers.
CCC made hand-painted skylights using Navajo blanket designs.
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