The courthouse was completed in 1912 and is still in use today. It was designed by noted Nevada architect Frederick J. ... More
Washoe County Courthouse
The courthouse was completed in 1912 and is still in use today. It was designed by noted Nevada architect Frederick J. DeLongchamps, who also designed the downtown post office and other Nevada courthouses. This interesting building is in the neo-classical style and has several ornate features. Terrazzo tiled floors pave the way along the marble halls. Many famous people received their wedding licenses and divorce decrees in this old courthouse. More marriage licenses have been issued here than any other courthouse of its size in the United States. A scene from The Misfits was filmed in front of the courthouse. Yes, Marilyn Monroe sashayed down these very steps in the 1961 movie.
This beautifully landscaped area is one of Reno's premier parks. The Great Reno Balloon Race and "Reno Celebrates America", a
fireworks show on the fourth of July, are a couple of the major events taking place here. On the ...
Come on down to this fun and unique farmers market, held during the summer months in Reno. More than 30
vendors set up booths and sell their wares. You will find an array of soaps, candles, fresh fruit and ...
This facility is totally far out! Learn how much you would weigh on Venus and about black holes in the
universe. In the Star Theater, visitors recline in comfortable seats while the heavens open above them on the Skydome ...