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Bass Building

Bass Building

Bass Building Overview

The Bass Building is a historic building located at 119 St. Patrick in Tonopah, Nevada.

Year Established/Founded

The Bass Building was built in 1904 and added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 20, 1982.

Bass Building History

The Bass Building was constructed in 1904, the building is the third oldest stone commercial building in Tonopah.

The building has a simple stone design reflective of a transitional period between rustic and well-crafted stone buildings.


  • 1904 – A. A. Bass built the structure as a lodging house; it later served as offices for a telephone company and as a fraternal lodge.
  • May 1905 – The County Commissioner voted to use three rooms for the county clerk and county recorder for a monthly rent of $120
  • 1912 – A fire gutted the building’s interior, but Bass rebuilt it the following year
  • July 1912 – Odd Fellows purchased the building to use the building with a banquet hall downstairs and offices on the upper floor.
  • May 20, 1982 – The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places


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119 St. Patrick – Tonopah

GPS Coordinates

38°04′03″N 117°13′53″W

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