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1942, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. 641 Nevada Hwy.
  • (Photograph by Julie Nicoletta)

This plain, two-story building reflects the simplified forms favored by the federal government at the beginning of World War II. Built by the Defense Housing Corporation, it was one of seven identical structures that made up the Cherry Lynn Apartments, which housed employees working at the Basic Magnesium plant in Henderson. The buildings form a courtyard, with entrances facing the street or the court.

Writing Credits

Julie Nicoletta


What's Nearby


Julie Nicoletta, "Apartments", [Boulder City, 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, 237-238.

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