National Register of Historic Places in Clark County

National Register #87001341: Whitehead House in Las Vegas, Nevada Date of Photograph Unknown
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National Register #87001341
Whitehead House
333 North Seventh Street
Las Vegas
Built 1929
Burned 200

The Mission Revival residence was built for businessman Stephen R. Whitehead and his family in 1929. In 1942 after Whitehead's death, it was sold to the Sisters of the Holy Family and served as their convent for forty-three years.

In the year 2000, when the house was destroyed by fire, it was owned by the Junior League and awaiting restoration.

Source: Las Vegas Sun dated 26 July 2000.

Between the years 1985 and 2000, nine National Register properties in Nevada were lost to vandalism, neglect and renewal as reported by Sean Whaley in the Las Vegas Review-Journal dated 6 November 2000.

198? Reno Riverside Mill Company Flourmill demolished
1988 Las Vegas Las Vegas Hospital burned down
1991 Carson City Virginia and Truckee Railroad Shops knocked down by owner
1992 Winnemucca Nixon Opera House destroyed by arson
1992 Reno Odd Fellows Building demolished by the city to make way for a parking garage
1993 Tonopah J.E. Smith stone duplex knocked down
1994 Reno Reno Bell Telephone building demolished
2000 Reno Mapes Hotel imploded by city officials to make way for new development
2000 Las Vegas Whitehead House destroyed by a fire believed to have been set by vagrants
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