National Register of Historic Places in Carson City
Frederic DeLongchamps designed the Carson City Public Buildings, a complex of three buildings: Heroes Memorial Building, Ormsby County Courthouse and Nevada Supreme Court.
The three buildings dramatically illustrate the evolution of DeLongchamps public architecture during the 1920s and 1930s. The twin Heroes Memorial Building (1921) and Ormsby County Courthouse (1920-1922) were designed while DeLongchamps was serving as State Architect, and are monumental, Neo-Classical buildings.
Both buildings have large pedimented porticos supported by four Doric columns. The Heroes Memorial Building was designed as "a fitting memorial to Nevada Soldiers who gave their lives in the service of the United States in the European War" (World War I).
A decade later, when the Supreme Court had outgrown its single-room quarters in the Capitol, DeLongchamps was awarded the commission for a new building, which he designed in a compatible but distinctly Moderne style.