George A. Ferris & Son

George A. Ferris & Son was an architectural firm in Reno, Nevada, consisting of partners George Ashmead Ferris (1859-1948)[1][2] and his son Lehman "Monk" Ferris (1893-1996).[3] The partnership lasted from just 1928 to 1932;[4] both father and son however were individually prominent.

A number of the firm's or individual Ferris works are listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.[5][6] Lehman served as Reno, Nevada's first building inspector and participated in efforts to create a uniform building code nationwide. He also served as the first chairman of the Nevada State Board of Architecture.[3]

Works by the firm or either partner include:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ George A. Ferris
  2. ^ unlv
  3. ^ a b lehman a ferris
  4. ^ a b Ana Koval and Patricia Lawrence-Dietz (August 1983). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: El Cortez Hotel". National Park Service. and accompanying four photos from 1983
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  6. ^ Timothy M. Sweeney (November 20, 1999). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Lander County High School / Austin High School / Austin Elementary School". National Park Service. and accompanying four photos
  7. ^ Boghosian, Paula (June 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: McKinley Park School / City of Reno, Recreation Center". National Park Service. and accompanying photos