Rocky Flats Plant, Metal Research & Development Laboratory, South of Central Avenue at south end of terminus of Ninth Avenue, Golden, Jefferson County, CO
Significance: This building is a primary contributor of the Rocky Flats Plant historic district, and is associated with the U.S. strategy of nuclear military deterrence during the Cold War, a strategy considered of major importance in preventing Soviet nuclear attack. Building 865, built in 1970, was part of the Plant research and development program. The building housed metalworking equipment for the study of non-plutonium metals and the development of alloys and prototype hardware...
Survey number: HAER CO-83-AA
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 97000377