Walter Orr Roberts talks with I.M. Pei at the dedication of the Mesa Lab in 1967. (UCAR Digital Image Library #DI02085)

Viewed from the air, the Mesa Laboratory headquarters of the National Center for Atmospheric Research and its extensive horseshoe-shaped parking areas (UCAR Digital Image Library)

UCAR trustees visiting the construction site of the Mesa Lab in 1964. (UCAR Digital Image Library #DI02087)

Construction site of the Mesa Laboratory, the laboratory was completed in 1966.(UCAR Digital Image Library #DI01746)


An early conceptual drawing of the headquarters of NCAR, circa 1962-1964. (NCAR Archives, Mesa Laboratory Construction Records)