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1931, George DeColmesnil. 651 Avenue B.

This house represents the early vernacular structures erected for married blue-collar dam workers by the Six Companies. This housing type spread over much of the original town, along the base of the triangular plan. The one-story, wood-frame building has stuccoed walls, a front-gabled roof with a gabled vent, and plain door and window surrounds. A small shed-roofed porch stands off center along the facade. The house was substantially altered at the end of the twentieth century. 

Writing Credits

Author: 
Julie Nicoletta
Updated By: 
Ann Gilkerson (2019)
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  • 1931

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Citation

Julie Nicoletta, "House", [Boulder City, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/NV-01-SO50.

Print Source

Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 238-238.

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