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
University of Nevada Reno Historic District is located in the US
University of Nevada Reno Historic District
Location Virginia St., Reno, Nevada, U.S.
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; 111 years ago (1906)
Architect White,Stanford; Et al.
Architectural style Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals, Second Empire, Jeffersonian Revival
NRHP Reference # 87000135[1]
Added to NRHP February 25, 1987; 30 years ago (1987-02-25)

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) on February 25, 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 Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b Mary Beth Hamby; Nancy E. Sikes & Kathryn M. Kuranda (October 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: University of Nevada Reno Historic District" (PDF). National Park Service.