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Fully restored art deco VC reopens at Wright Brother NMem aftr years of delay, travail

KILL DEVIL HILLS – It could be argued that the reopening of the 1960 visitor center at Wright Brothers National Memorial earlier this month reinforces the keys to Orville and Wilbur Wrights’ success: patience and persistence.

Beset for much of its 58-year-existence by a leaking roof and a malfunctioning heating and air conditioning system, the modernist building has survived numerous indignities, including patchwork repairs, defunded rehabilitation and plans to demolish it.

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