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Community Center (Bunkerville High School Gymnasium)

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Bunkerville High School Gymnasium
1939, Miles Miller. 1988, renovation, Salzner Thompson. Northwest corner of Virgin and 1st West sts.

Miles Miller designed this restrained one-story building as a PWA project for Bunkerville. Walls made of locally fired brick terminate in a parapet that partially hides a hipped roof over the taller gymnasium portion of the building, located toward the rear. The symmetrical facade has a long projecting mass containing a central entrance surrounded by a terra-cotta frontispiece of paired fluted pilasters. In addition to serving as the community center and justice court, the building contains a small library. In 1988 the Clark County Parks and Recreation Department renovated the building, lowering ceilings and replacing the originnal windows with aluminum ones.

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Julie Nicoletta
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Julie Nicoletta, "Community Center (Bunkerville High School Gymnasium)", [Bunkerville, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/NV-01-SO66.

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Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 248-248.

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