Nevada Mid-Century Modern Buildings

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Fleischmann Planetarium
Reno, NV
The Fleischmann Planetarium was built in 1963. It was originally called the Fleischmann Atmospherium and Planetarium. The hyperbolic paraboloid building was designed by Ray Hellman. [map]

Mark Fore & Strike
Reno, NV
The Mark Fore & Strike sporting goods store opened in 1963. This building appears to be from then. [map]

High Sierra Lanes
Reno, NV
The High Sierra Lanes sign appears to be from the 1960s or 1970s. The building looks like it might have been embellished more recently with "retro" details. [map]

Palm Mortuary and Cemetery
Las Vegas, NV
The Palm Mortuary and Cemetery was established in the 1920s. The mortuary opened in 1958. The Building of Eternity mausoleum was built then. The "Devotion" mausoleum was probably built at or around the same time.

Bank of America
Las Vegas, NV
This Bank of America branch was designed by Zick & Sharp and built in 1963 as a Bank of Las Vegas. [map]

Molasky Building
Las Vegas, NV
former Nevada Savings & Loan
Las Vegas, NV
The Molasky Building was built for real estate developer Irwin Molasky in the 1960s. It housed the Quick Care health clinic when this photo was taken in 2014. The building now houses TIMCare, Therapeutic Integrated Medical Care, Inc. [map]

The Nevada Savings & Loan headquarters building was built in 1975. It was designed by Zick & Sharp. The building housed a post office and law offices when these photos were taken in 2014. In 2020, the building was gutted and being adapted for an office building. [map]

Southern Nevada Telephone Company
Las Vegas, NV
The Southern Nevada Telephone Company building was built in 1957. It later housed Centel and, after that, Sprint. For more, see this website. [map]

parking garage
Las Vegas, NV
MEET Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
This parking garage was designed by Zick & Sharp and built in 1965 as a First National Bank branch. It is also known as the Carson Building. [map]

The MEET Las Vegas building was built as a bank in the 1970s. It is used as an event space now. [map]

Stratosphere Tower
Las Vegas, NV
Trinity Security Services
Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas, NV
The Stratosphere Tower, appears to be mid-century modern but it was actually completed in 1996. It was rebranded in 2019 as The STRAT Hotel, Casino and Skypod. The observation tower is 1,149 feet tall. It was designed by YESCO in the late 1980s. For more, see this website. [map]

The round building that housed Trinity Security Services when this photo was taken in 2014. By 2016, it was housing Bravo Insurance. It now houses the LV Psychic Shop. The building was built around 1963. It may have been originally used by the Paradise Palms Apartments located next to it. The building now houses a psychic's studio. [map]

This house appears to be from the 1950s or 1960s. It was previously painted white and a few features have been changed since 2006. This photo is from 2014. [map]

Las Vegas Country Club
Las Vegas, NV
The Las Vegas Country Club clubhouse was designed by Julian Gabrielle and completed in 1968. It was originally known as the Las Vegas International Country Club. It was sold and named the Bonanza Country Club and Corral. In 1971, it became the Las Vegas Country Club. For more, see this website. [map]

Marnell House
Las Vegas, NV
The Marnell House was built in 1968. It was designed by Anthony Marnell. The house was restored in 2014. At that point, the dome on the roof was changed. It used to be more slender like those at the Las Vegas Country Club shown above. These photos are from 2017. [map]

Morelli House
Las Vegas, NV
The Morelli House was built in 1959 in the Desert Inn Country Club Estates. The owner and builder of the house was Antonio Morelli. In 2001, when the house was threatened with demolition by the development of the Wynn Resort, it was moved to its current location. The building now houses the Junior League of Las Vegas. For more, see this website. [map]

1412 Maria Elena Dr.
Las Vegas, NV
1414 Maria Elena Dr.
Las Vegas, NV
The house at 1412 Maria Elena Dr. was built in 1966. It was designed by Palmer & Krisel. [map]

The house at 1414 Maria Elena Dr. was built in 1964. It was designed by Palmer & Krisel. [map]

UNLV (University of Nevada)
Las Vegas, NV
Carlson Education Building Holbert H. Hendrix Education Auditorium
Flora Dungan Humanities Building
The Carlson Education Building and the Holbert H. Hendrix Education Auditorium at UNLV were built in 1972. The Flora Dungan Humanities Building was designed by Zick & Sharp and built in 1970. [map]

Fallon Industries Thrift Store
Fallon, NV
The Fallon Industries Thrift Store previously housed Custom Office Supply. I don't know what business was here originally. The building, or at least the exterior details, appears to be from the 1950s or 1960s. It now houses Leah's Pool Hall. [map]

More Nevada Mid-Century Modern Buildings:
former Orbit gas station (Incline Village)
House (Las Vegas)
Mister Donut (Las Vegas)
former Pete Findlay Oldsmobile (Las Vegas)
Tacos Mexico (Las Vegas)
U.S. Bank (Las Vegas)
C. Clifton Young Federal Building & Courthouse (Reno)