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Offices (Jay Dayton Smith House)

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Jay Dayton Smith House
1931–1932, Warner and Nordstrom. 624 S. 6th St.

The Spanish Colonial Revival style of this one-story stuccoed house is common in this district. The building is modest in size and ornamentation but typifies the local interpretation of this style. The asymmetrical form incorporates a variety of masses, with two front-gabled roof sections at the ends flanking a round tower and a shed-roofed porch covering the entry. Large arched windows, one rounded and one pointed, pierce the gable ends. Simple ornamentation includes roof-beam ends jutting below the narrow eaves, decorative vents in the tower, and a wrought iron grill over the tower window.

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Author: 
Julie Nicoletta
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Julie Nicoletta, "Offices (Jay Dayton Smith House)", [Las Vegas, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/NV-01-SO11.3.

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Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 214-215.

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