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Fallon City Hall

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1930, Frederick J. DeLongchamps. 55 W. Williams St. (U.S. 50)
  • Fallon City Hall
  • Fallon City Hall

During the 1930s DeLongchamps designed a number of public buildings for small towns, among them Sparks and Fallon. He frequently used a Neo-Romanesque style, which could be executed inexpensively in brick and red tile yet imparted a dignity suitable for public edifices.

The city hall stands across the street from the county courthouse. Its main mass is a hiproofed structure with a gabled entry bay projecting toward Williams Street. An arched entryway is set into a slightly recessed panel trimmed with an arcuated corbel table. The side facing South Carson Street has two projecting wings, one with a hipped roof, the other gabled, flanking a central section containing a side-gabled entry. A tower with three arched windows on each side rises to the south of the entry.

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Author: 
Julie Nicoletta
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Julie Nicoletta, "Fallon City Hall", [Fallon, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/NV-01-CE06.

Print Source

Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 170-170.

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