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How sad it would be to see it torn down.
(OK, the plot, a forerunner of "Oceans 11," is far more complicated than that. Keith's character suffers PTSD. Eventually he's caught in a nifty casino parking garage that operates with elevators rather than ramps. Too bad that building isn't still around.)What's frustrating about the controversy over the possible razing or rebuilding of Lincoln Hall and its neighbor Manzanita Hall because of very real earthquake concerns isn't just the possibility of losing another historic building in Reno to the wrecking ball. It's also that the community seems to have learned so little from the bitter battle over the fate of the Mapes Hotel, which finally was imploded by the city on Super Bowl Sunday in 2000.
Hearing a security guard tell a patron that Harold's is inpregnable, the student, with a Korean War veteran (Brian Keith) and two other students joins forces with a cabaret singer (played by Kim Novak) to prove the guard wrong.
First, however, they return to their college, where they pull up in front of a dormitory described by one of them as "Good ol' Lincoln Hall."
still no strategy for protecting historic buildings in the Truckee Meadows, no cooperation among public officials and experts in historic preservation, no plan for finding money for preservation projects, nor even any agreement on which buildings in the community are worth saving at whatever cost.
Strategy needed to save historic buildings
Let's be clear, however: Keeping a facade and gutting the rest of the building is not historic preservation. It's a nod to history, with the owner's fingers crossed behind his back.
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In the noirish 1955 film "5 Against the House," a student going to college in Kansas stops for a little gambling in Reno (attracted by Reebok Kicks 2018
Students walk out of Lincoln Hall, one of two century old dormitories at the University of Nevada, Reno, that have officials concerned about earthquake safety.
What's needed is a cooperative effort among all interested parties to develop a strategy for protecting these and other historical resources around the town. Without it, there will be more petitions and protests, but in the end there will be more Mapes style losses, starting with a couple of century old dorms at the University of Nevada.
the ubiquitous "Harold's Club or Bust" road signs, no doubt).
overlook North Virginia Street, which will become, if things go according to plan, a well landscaped, pedestrian friendly entrance to the campus. They can play the same role as Morrill Hall.
With all that building going on, however, there should still be a place on campus for buildings like Lincoln Hall and Manzanita Hall, even if they're no longer suitable as dormitories. The expertise exists to make those buildings safe. It'll take will and, of course, money.
But the value of campus history to the university was demonstrated in the late '70s, when aging Morrill Hall, at the foot of the beautiful main quad, was refurbished and returned to its original glory. As the university moved ahead, Morrill Hall served as a needed reminder of where it had come from. The historic dormitories Saucony Excursion Tr9 Women's
During the arguments over the Mapes, which had reached such a state of decay that the floor of the famous Sky Room was sagging dangerously and developers who specialized in historic buildings walked away from it in fear, there was lots of talk about collaboration and becoming proactive with Reno's historic resources.
Yeah, that Lincoln Hall, standing in for a dorm at a small midwestern college. The building on North Virginia Street not only was home to generations of University of Nevada students, but it's also a movie star (or, at least, an extra).
Yet, once again, we're being reactive, pointing fingers and looking for scapegoats because of a threat to still another historic building. There Saucony Cohesion 10 are protests, petitions and demands the same tactics that failed to save the Mapes 14 years ago. New dormitories have been a major part of that boom because of the university's hopes of creating a more residential campus.
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