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Senior Center (Brokers Exchange–Tonopah Divide Mining Co. Building)

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Brokers Exchange–Tonopah Divide Mining Co. Building
1905, 1919. 209–251 Brougher Ave.

This one-story structure of coursed granite ashlar has rock-faced stones that give it a robust appearance. The building was originally constructed with two stories that contained offices. It was remodeled in 1919 by the Tonopah Divide Mining Company after a fire destroyed the upper floor. The main entrance faces the intersection of Brougher Avenue and St. Patrick Street, set in a cutaway corner of the building. Four storefront bays with large windows face Brougher Avenue. All the window and door openings had prism glass transoms, now covered by wood siding. A cast plaster frieze, with a pattern of repeating pointed arches and geometric forms, caps the walls.

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Author: 
Julie Nicoletta
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Julie Nicoletta, "Senior Center (Brokers Exchange–Tonopah Divide Mining Co. Building)", [Tonopah, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/NV-01-SC11.

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Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 192-192.

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