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  • V&T Railroad

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Carson City Historic District


The Carson City Historic District was created in 1982 by the Carson City Board of Supervisors. Development within the district is overseen by the Historic Resources Commission. The Commission's goal is to have a vibrant historic district that integrates commercial development, private and public properties, and infill development with existing cultural resources.

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Historic District Maps
Historic Photos
Historic architecture of Carson City

Historic District Development Standards   part 1  part 2  part 3

2014 Carson City Historic Preservation Award 

This year's recipients exemplify the spirit, motivation and determination necessary to preserve our state's heritage for future generations.  In honor of Historic Preservation and Archaeological Awareness Month, the following recipients have been selected for their outstanding historic preservation efforts in Carson City:

Jack and Sheryl McLaughlin
611 W. Robinson Street
Project year:  2008
Project description:  Addition and remodel of a single family residence, two-car garage and a third room floor

Robert McFadden, Jr.
500 Mountain Street
Project year:  2006
Project description:  Kitchen nook addition

Peter and Menna Jaquette
308 Thompson Street
Project year:  Not applicable
Project description:  Impeccable maintenance of a historic property listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Carson City Parks and Recreation Department
449 W. King Street, Brewery Arts Center
Project Year:  2010
Project description:  Brick Facade Renovations

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For Historic District surveys, please contact the Planning Division at 775-887-2180.

Return to the main Historic Resources Commission page

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