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Lake Mansion

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Lake Mansion
Lake Mansion
Lake Mansion
Location250 Court Street, Reno, Nevada
Coordinates39°31′21″N 119°48′57″W / 39.5226°N 119.8159°W / 39.5226; -119.8159Coordinates: 39°31′21″N 119°48′57″W / 39.5226°N 119.8159°W / 39.5226; -119.8159
Area1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built1877
Architectural styleLate Victorian, Italianate
NRHP reference #72000767[1]
Added to NRHPJune 29, 1972

The Lake Mansion in Reno, Nevada, is a historic house that originally stood at the corner of Virginia and California Streets and is now located at 250 Court Street. It was built in 1877 by W.J. Marsh. It includes Late Victorian and Italianate architecture and was a home associated with Myron Lake, one of Reno's founders, who bought it in 1879.

In 1971 the house was moved to the grounds of the Convention Center, on the corner of Kietzke Lane and Virginia Street, and in 2004 it was moved again, to its current location.[2] The house is 36 by 36 feet (11 m × 11 m) and has a hipped roof with a widow's walk. It was wrapped on three sides by a veranda, which was lost in the move, but which was intended to be replaced.[3] Despite its having been moved, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "History of Lake Mansion". VSA Nevada: The State Organization on Arts and Disability. VSA Nevada. Archived from the original on June 5, 2011. Retrieved April 9, 2014.
  3. ^ Washoe Landmark Preservation, Inc. (July 1971). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Lake Mansion". National Park Service. and accompanying 11 photos, including from 1888 and 1971


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