Techincal Area of Los Alamos

Techincal Area of Los Alamos
Map of the main buildings at Los Alamos circa 1945

This map shows the placement of the various buildings that made up the "technical area" at Los Alamos. This secure area within the secure Project site was home to much of the atomic weapons research. Special passes were required for entry.

  1. Building T: Main Technical Building
  2. Building U: Chemical & Physics Labs
  3. Building V: Machine Shops
  4. Building W: Van de Graff Generator Building
  5. Building Y: Cryogenics Labs
  6. Building X: Cyclotron Building
  7. Building Z: Cockcroft-Walton Accelerator Building
  8. Chemical Stores
  9. Boiler
  10. Warehouse