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1869. 405 Court St.
  • Map House

The oldest house still standing in Elko is now used by Chilton Engineering to store and sell maps. The one-story, L-shaped building is typical of mid-nineteenth-century vernacular architecture in the area, when residents erected modest wood-frame dwellings. The house has drop siding, a full-length porch supported on posts, and window surrounds with simple moldings.

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Author: 
Julie Nicoletta
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Julie Nicoletta, "Map House", [Elko, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/NV-01-NO50.

Print Source

Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 154-154.

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