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Commander's Residence (Inspector's Quarters)

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Inspector's Quarters
1929, U.S. Navy Bureau of Yards and Docks
  • Commander's Residence (Inspector's Quarters)
  • Commander's Residence (Inspector's Quarters)

The largest house on the base, set apart from the other officers' residences, is clearly the home of the commander of the depot. Brick walls rise two-and-one-half stories from a concrete foundation to a side-gabled roof. The symmetrical facade has a central entrance flanked by multipane, double-hung windows. The front door, set in a recessed arch defined by cast stone, is capped by a fanlight. Shutters, dormers, and brick quoins complete the Colonial Revival detailing.

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Author: 
Julie Nicoletta
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Julie Nicoletta, "Commander's Residence (Inspector's Quarters)", [Hawthorne, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/NV-01-SC01.3.

Print Source

Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 186-186.

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