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SMUD Headquarters Building
|Architect||Dreyfuss & Blackford|
|NRHP reference No.||09001161|
|Added to NRHP||January 4, 2010|
The 166,000 square-foot building was designed in the Modernist style by Dreyfuss & Blackford Architects in 1959. Construction was completed in 1961. It is influenced by the work of Mies van der Rohe.
The building has adjustable aluminum louvers that are used to control the temperature and lighting in and of the building. The exterior also features a tile mural by internationally-known artist Wayne Thiebaud called Water City, which serves as a tribute to the Sacramento and American Rivers.
The SMUD Headquarters Building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.
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