Frederick Joseph DeLongchamps
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frivlas
N 39° 31.490 W 119° 48.732
11S E 258277 N 4378797
Quick Description: This marker sits next to another marker on the lawn on S. Virginia street between the Post Office and the Truckee River.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 8/17/2006 11:56:43 PM
Waymark Code: WMMH5
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
Views: 42

Long Description:
This plaque was set here in honor of Frederick Joseph DeLongchamps a noted architect who designed a large number of buildings in Nevada, including the post office the plaque is sitting next to.
Marker Title (required): Frederick Joseph DeLongchamps (June 2, 1882--February 11, 1969)

Marker Number (If official State Marker from NV SHPO website above, otherwise leave blank): 245

Marker Text (required):
Frederick Joseph DeLongchamps was Nevada's foremost architect of his time. Statewide, he was prolific in the number of buildings he designed. From this point one can see a group of structures that stand, collectively, as a monument to DeLongchamps: The United States Post Office, The Riverside Hotel, the Washoe County Courthouse and the First Federal Savings and Loan Association. The Northern Nevada Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, dedicated to excellence in architecture, honors the memory of Frederick Joseph DeLongchamps.


County (required): Washoe (Reno)

Marker Type (required): Metal Plaque

Is Marker Damaged? (required): Yes, graffiti/written on

Other Marker Type (optional): Not listed

Other Damage Type (optional): Not listed

URL - Website (optional): Not listed

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