Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Sparks Museum & Heritage Center. 814 Victorian Avenue. Sparks, NV (Washoe)
Description: Architectural Historian, Mella Harmon will present a talk entitled “DeLongchamps Sparks Interest in Architectural History” at the Sparks Museum & Cultural Center as part of the inaugural meeting of the Nevada Architectural History Alliance (NvAHA). The Museum is located in the former Sparks Branch Library, built in 1931 and designed by the extraordinary Frederic DeLongchamps (1882-1969), Nevada’s only State Architect. The talk will focus on DeLongchamps’ many contributions to Nevada’s architecture, and the history and recent rehabilitation of the historic Sparks Branch Library. Refreshments will be provided. Everyone is welcome. For more information or to register please visit www.nevada-aha.org or call 775-888-7478.
Frederic DeLongchamps Architectural History Lecture