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Visitor Center (Foreman's House)

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Foreman's House
1940s
  • Floyd Lamb State Park, Visitor Center (Foreman's House)

The largest domestic building on the ranch, this house has a small central entry section with a low porch flanked by lower, increasingly recessed room sections. A low ell extends from the rear. Gable ends are sheathed with horizontal wood boards, and the concrete block walls are covered with thick paint. Most windows are metal casement; some wrap around the building's corners in a manner derived from publications about the International Style.

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Author: 
Julie Nicoletta
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Julie Nicoletta, "Visitor Center (Foreman's House)", [Las Vegas, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/NV-01-SO32.1.

Print Source

Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 228-229.

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