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Maude Frazier Hall

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1956–1957, Walter Zick and Harris Sharp Architects
  • Maude Frazier Hall (Julie Nicoletta)

Named after Maude Frazier, an educator and legislator who helped found UNLV, this unassuming, one-story white-painted structure is historically significant as the first building on campus. The long, angular structure has a wide cornice of plain stuccoed panels above walls punctuated by doors and plate glass windows. It stands at the main entrance to the campus on Maryland Parkway, providing a transition between that busy street and the university's main north-south quadrangle.

Writing Credits

Julie Nicoletta


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Julie Nicoletta, "Maude Frazier Hall", [Las Vegas, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 225-225.

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