The May/June 2017 edition of NEVADA MAGAZINE will feature the story of the Nevada State Prison and the work being done by the Society to preserve this important part of Nevada History.
Society President Glen Whorton has new information to share. You can find it under the “News” tab
The first phase of the process to obtain a change of use permit and new occupancy code will begin this Wednesday when our architects make an on-site visit. (Click for more)
In April 2016, public access to the prison was suspended by state officials until such time as an application for change in use is submitted and a new occupancy permit is issued. We reached an important milestone this week when the agreement between the Department of Corrections and the Society was amended to allow the Society to engage the services of the architect and engineer who will now begin the code analysis. During this phase, the architect will assess the existing building conditions relative to the proposed use, based on statutes, adopted building codes and federal accessibility laws. Drawings and … Read More