Reno in Washoe County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Frederick Joseph DeLongechamps
June 2, 1882 – February 11, 1969
Erected by Division of Historic Preservation and Archeology and American Institute of Architects - Northern Chapter. (Marker Number 245.)
Location. 39° 31.49′ N, 119° 48.731′ W. Marker is in Reno, Nevada, in Washoe County. Marker is on South Virginia Street (Nevada Route 430), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 South Virginia Street, Reno NV 89501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Nevada’s First Public Library (a few steps from this marker); Lake's Crossing (within shouting distance of this marker); Reno (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washoe County World War II Memorial (about 300 feet away); Spanish-American War Memorial 1898-1899 (about 500 feet away); Major General Jesse Lee Reno (about 500 feet away); Reno's Beginning (about 600 feet away); The Reno Arch (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reno.
Also see . . .
1. Frederick DeLongchamps. The On-Line Nevada Encyclopedia offers a biography. (Submitted on July 11, 2011.)
2. Reno Main Post Office. Although standard building plans had been developed for post offices, commissioned architects were allowed, where practicable, to give individual treatment to the exterior details. DeLongchamps achieved this with exceptional skill and artistry. (Submitted on July 11, 2011.)
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