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Vocational -Technical Center of Southern Nevada (Phase 1 and 2)

Location:
Las Vegas, NV
Alternate Name(s):
  • Southern Nevada Vocational Technical Center (SNVTC)
Type(s):
Subtype(s):
Constructed: 1966
Completed: 1968
Other Size Measure: 160 acres. Initial space allowance 600,000 sq. ft.
Phase 1 space allowance 200,000 sq. ft.
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Architect(s):
Description: Phase 1 included the completion of the Student Center. This area included the library and its carrels, adjacent open spaces, classrooms around the upper floor and the faculty dining center. The upper balcony housed the culinary arts program.
Extra Note: Blurock, William. “Architectural Features of the Southern Nevada Vocational-Technical Center.” Report of National Vocational-Technical Facility Planning Conference (1967): 41-46.

Stimpson, Miriam F. A Field Guide to Landmarks of Modern Architecture in the United States.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1985. Arch Ref. NA 712 S75 1985 and LVA (F) GEN 7

Vocational - Technical Center of Southern Nevada (Phase 2): Las Vegas, NV.
Maple Rd. at Russell Rd.
James McDaniel, AIA
UNLV Special Collections holds: 104 drawings. September 1967. SPC(CN) 037