Attractions Nevada City Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Nevada City skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Nevada City architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Nevada City are included on this list. Information about these Nevada City buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Nevada City and older historic landmarks.

Buildings on this list include Aaron A. Sargent House and Martin Luther Marsh House.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Nevada City?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Nevada City. Famous architectural houses within the city of Nevada City are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.

Aaron A. Sargent House

The Aaron A. Sargent House was built prior to 1856, and is located in Nevada City, California at 449 Broad Street. Its architecture and engineering were significant during the periods of 1850-1874, 1875–1899, 1900–1924. The single family home is an Italianate Style Victorian design. When Aaron Augustus Sargent brought his new bride, Ellen Clark Sargent, to Nevada City on 23 October 1852, he provided a home near the intersection of Broad and Bennett Streets, an area later referred to as Nabob Hill. Over the years, the Sargents and other renovated the home. At one time, it was owned by physician, Dr. Carl Muller. It is currently the Grandmere's Inn. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Nevada City, California, USA

Style: Italianate architecture, Victorian architecture


Martin Luther Marsh House

The Martin Luther Marsh House was built in 1873, and is located at 254 Boulder Street in Nevada City, in the Gold Country of Nevada County, California. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Nevada City, California, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1873

Style: Italianate architecture, Victorian architecture


Nevada Brewery

The Nevada Brewery is a historic building located at 107 Sacramento Street in Nevada City, California. A brewery on the site dates back to 1857, with granite walls constructed in 1882. The Nevada Brewery's time of significance was during the period of 1850 through 1899. Though its original use was as a brewery, it later served the community as a restaurant, bowling alley, stable, and dance hall. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Nevada City, California, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1882


Nevada Theatre

The Nevada Theatre, also known as the Cedar Theatre, located in downtown Nevada City, California, is California's oldest existing theater building. Its principal periods of significance were 1850-1874, 1875–1899, 1900–1924, and 1925-1949. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Nevada City, California, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1864