University of Nevada Reno Historic District

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University of Nevada Reno Historic District
University of Nevada Quad, 2009-11-08.JPG
University quadrangle
University of Nevada Reno Historic District is located in Nevada
University of Nevada Reno Historic District
Location Virginia St., Reno, Nevada
Coordinates 39°32′18″N 119°48′50″W / 39.53833°N 119.81389°W / 39.53833; -119.81389Coordinates: 39°32′18″N 119°48′50″W / 39.53833°N 119.81389°W / 39.53833; -119.81389
Area 40 acres (16 ha)
Built 1906
Architect White,Stanford; Et al.
Architectural style Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals, Second Empire, Jeffersonian Revival
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 87000135[1]
Added to NRHP February 25, 1987

The University of Nevada Reno Historic District, on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, is a 40-acre (16 ha) historic district that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 1987. It includes works by architects Stanford White and Frederick J. DeLongchamps. It includes 13 contributing buildings and two other contributing structures, including two separately NRHP-listed buildings, the Mackay School of Mines Building and Morrill Hall.[1][2] The 13 historic buildings are:[2]

  • Morrill Hall (1886)
  • Lincoln Hall (1896)
  • Manzanita Hall (1896)
  • Mackay School of Mines (1908)
  • Jones Visitors Center (1914)
  • Veterinary Building (1914)
  • Peter Frandsen Humanities Building (1918)
  • Thompson Student Services Center (1920)
  • Physical Plant (1921)
  • Clark Administration (1927)
  • Mackay Science Hall (1930)
  • Palmer Engineering Building (1941)
  • Gymnasium (1945) (of "exceptional significance to the district")

and the two other contributing elements are

  • University Quadrangle
  • Manzanita Lake

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ a b Mary Beth Hamby, Nancy E. Sikes, and Kathryn M. Kuranda (October 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: University of Nevada Reno Historic District". National Park Service.