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February 25, 2013
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Washoe County Library listed on National Register of Historic Places

The Washoe County Library, located at 301 South Center St. in Reno, was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on Feb. 13. The National Register is the nation's official list of cultural resources worthy of preservation.

Completed in 1966, the library is significant to the social history of Reno and represents the city's interest in and appreciation for art and architecture. The library was constructed as Reno

transformed from a gambling and divorce town to a vibrant cultural community. A formative decade, the 1960s saw the construction of the library as well as the Pioneer Theater-Auditorium (NRHP listed …

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