The Legacy

The Legacy


Are you interested in Tustin Legacy's military past? Maybe you are interested in what the future holds? This section focuses on how Tustin has always been on the cutting edge. The military viewed Tustin as a location for new marine and naval aviation, leading to advances in military technology and warfare . Moving forward, Tustin Legacy will be home to residential and commercial products that challenge the status quo of design and functionality.

This section also focuses on the famous Tustin Hangars and how the design and use of those buildings have fascinated the public for decades. A written and video documentary have been created to shed more light on these amazing Titans of History.

Click on any of the links below to learn how Tustin's military legacy is driving us to create a new legacy for the future.

  • Our History
    Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Tustin played a critical role in Navy and Marine aviation for over 50 years. At its high point, the base employed some 5,000 military and civilian personnel, about 4,500 of whom lived on the base.
  • Our Future
    Tustin Legacy will celebrate the best of Orange County. To make this happen, we will work with some of the region’s and nation’s finest builders to bring about a new community.