Skip to Content

Cal Shaw Stone Row House

The Cal Shaw Stone Row House, a historic landmark in Tonopah, Nevada, exemplifies the diverse architectural heritage of the town. Built in 1906 by Cal Shaw, this stone row house is celebrated for its well-preserved design and stands as a testament to the varied residential styles of early 20th-century Tonopah.

Cal Shaw Stone Row House

Cal Shaw Stone Row House Overview

Located on Central Street, one of Tonopah’s earliest residential areas, the Cal Shaw Stone Row House is distinguished by its stone construction, contrasting the adjacent Cal Shaw Adobe Duplex. Its design features a projecting roof and porch supported by columns, showcasing the architectural versatility of the period.

National Register Number

82003242

Year Established/Founded

1906

Cal Shaw Stone Row House History

The house was built by Cal Shaw as a stone counterpart to the earlier Adobe Duplex, reflecting the adaptability and resourcefulness in using local materials for construction during Tonopah’s early development.

Timeline

  • 1906: Cal Shaw constructs the Stone Row House.
  • May 20, 1982: The house is added to the National Register of Historic Place

County

Tonopah, Nye County

GPS Coordinates

38.06852°N, 117.23251°W

Click here to view our recommended mobile apps for the outdoor explorer and what to take on your next road trip.

Speaking of mobile apps, two of my favorite mobile apps for exploring the southwest are two different mapping apps one that builds your schedule and the other helps me look to see if my rural destination is taking me to private or public lands. Highly recommend both!

  1. Roadtrippers Plus is $29.99 per year paid version that allows you to build longer itineraries, share your plans with friends, and use the app without ads. Click here to save $5 on your subscription to Roadtrippers.
  2. onX – click here to learn more about onX GPS Map App for Backcountry, Offroad, and Hunting.

Location

The Cal Shaw Stone Row House is situated on Central Street in Tonopah, Nevada, forming a significant part of the town’s early residential district.

Today, the Cal Shaw Stone Row House stands as one of Tonopah’s most well-preserved examples of stone residential construction. It not only adds to the architectural diversity of the town but also provides a tangible link to its rich historical past.

References Used

Click here to view our list of History of the Southwest – Books and Online Resources to learn more about our amazing area!