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Sahara West Library

Photos & Links: Photo 1
9600 W. Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, NV
URL (bibliographic):
Extra Note: Anderton, Francis. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA 735 L3 A52

Benjamin, Caren. “Library year behind schedule.” Las Vegas Review Journal 19 June 1996: 1B,
3B. Includes photos.

Collier, Lynn. “Library sets final deadline.” Southwest View 2 October 1996: 2AA.

----------------. “Museum may get funding.” Southwest View 4 June 1996: 1AA, 2AA.

“Construction of library is on schedule.” Latitude News 26 April 1996: 5.

Dickensheets, Scott. “Out of the Box.” Las Vegas Life 2, n.11 (Aug. 1999): 32-35.

Garza, Nora N. “Museum funding in limbo for Sahara West Library.” Southwest View 20 February
1996: 7AA.

Harris, Bill. "Building Nevada :Featuring Nevada's Building Industry Leaders." 1st ed. Newport Beach, CA: Landmark Books, 2007: 9. UNLV Arch Bk Stks HD9715.25.U63 N34 2007.

Kroloff, Reed. “The other Las Vegas.” Architecture 85, n.4 (Apr. 1996): 78-89. Includes photos.

Patterson, Joan. “Sahara West Library starting to take shape.” Southwest View 18 July 1995: 1AA,
3AA. Includes photos.

Robertson, Alonza. “Nice museum, no funds.” Las Vegas Review Journal 11 March 1996: 1B, 3B.
Includes photo.

Rockcastle, Garth. “Reduction and Transformation of Architecture in Las Vegas.” The Discipline
of Architecture. Piotrowski, Andrzej and Julia Williams (Ed.). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press: 2001. 272-291. Includes project description, floor plans, and photos.

“Sahara West Library and Fine Arts Museum.” Design Quarterly n.168 (Spring 1996): 25-32.
Includes project statement and photos.

Stein, Karen D. “Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle’s Sahara West Library and Fine Arts Museum is a
world apart form the Las Vegas Strip.” Architectural Record 185, n.3 (Mar. 1997): 54-61. Includes photos.

“The top 5 coolest buildings in Las Vegas.” Nevada Contractor 5, n.6 (Jun 2000): 18-22. Includes

UNLV Architecture Studies Library holds: Clark County Library District fact sheet about Sahara West Library.

UNLV Architecture Studies Library holds: “Nevada Power Report: Electrical Power Estimate”. February 15, 1996.

UNLV Architecture Studies Library holds: packet containing first and second museum floor plans
and first and second library floor plans”. No date.

UNLV Architecture Studies Library holds: pamphlet from Sahara West Library & Fine Arts
Museum Grand Opening Celebration Week, January 31, 1997. Includes project description, floor plans and sketch.

UNLV Architecture Studies Library holds: “Proposed Facility Operations for Sahara West
Library”. May 1, 1993.

UNLV Architecture Studies Library holds: “Request for Proposal Feasibility/Museum
Consultant”. No date.