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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Reno skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Reno architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Reno are included on this list. Information about these Reno 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 Reno and older historic landmarks.

The list you're viewing has a variety of buildings, like Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity House and Senator Francis G. Newlands House, in it.

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

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

The Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity House, at 205 University Terrace in Reno, Nevada, is a Colonial Revival building that was built in 1929. Also known as ATO House, the building is on a hill overlooking University Terrace Avenue in Reno's West University neighborhood, amongst other fraternities and sororities. It was a work of ATO member and Reno architect Lehman "Monk" Ferris. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004. Its NRHP nomination asserted it was significant "as the first fraternity-built house in Nevada", as an "outstanding" example of Colonial Revival architecture, and for its association with the social history of University of Nevada-associated fraternities ...more

City/Town: Reno, Nevada, USA

Style: Colonial Revival architecture

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The California Building, located at 1000 Cowan Dr., Idlewild Park, in Reno, Nevada, is a historic building that was built by the state of California for the Transcontinental Highway Exposition of 1927. It hosted exhibits of California cities and counties. After the exposition, it served as a meeting hall for the Darrel Dunkle Post No.l American Legion, until 1938, when ownership was returned to the city of Reno. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992. The building plus related tent annex and exhibits cost $100,000 and was built over a two-year period concluding in 1927. ...more

City/Town: Reno, Nevada, USA

Style: Mission Revival Style architecture

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Hawkins House


Hawkins House, later known as Sierra Nevada Museum of Art, is a historic home in Reno, Nevada. It was designed in a colonial revival style by Elmer Grey for Prince A. Hawkins, a scion of the well-established Hawkins family, in 1911. It is now the offices of the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association. It is adjacent to the Francis G. Newlands House, a National Historic Landmark. ...more

City/Town: Reno, Nevada, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1911

Style: Colonial Revival architecture


The Luella Garvey House, at 589-599 California Ave. in Reno, Nevada, United States. ...more

City/Town: Reno, Nevada, USA

Style: Colonial Revival architecture

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