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House (George W. Durgan House)

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George W. Durgan House
1905. 408 Crook Ave.

This simple one-story house with restrained volumes and decorative elements survives as the best remaining example of vernacular residential stone architecture in Goldfield. Though modest, the building has a mixture of well-executed details, especially the light-colored quoins, which contrast with the darker walls of the house; bell-shaped eaves; and enclosed soffits.

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Author: 
Julie Nicoletta
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Julie Nicoletta, "House (George W. Durgan House)", [, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/NV-01-SC20.

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Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 194-194.

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