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U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Administration Building

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1932, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. North side of Park St. just east of Nevada Hwy.
  • U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Administration Building

The administration building, designed in a simplified Spanish Colonial Revival style, commands a spot on one of the two hills overlooking the city. Spreading below the building is a large park with mature trees. The two-story concrete building has an H-shaped plan with end sections projecting slightly forward and backward from the main mass. Cast concrete surrounds with quoins, a second-floor arcade, and a prominent cornice mark the central entrance. The Bureau of Reclamation completed a major renovation of the building in 1994. At that time it also renovated the Administration Annex, originally Government Dormitory No. 1, next door.

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Author: 
Julie Nicoletta
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Julie Nicoletta, "U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Administration Building", [Boulder City, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/NV-01-SO40.

Print Source

Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 235-235.

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