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H.A. McKim Building

Step into the past with a visit to the H.A. McKim Building in Tonopah, Nevada. This building not only embodies the town’s historical charm but also serves as a testament to early 20th-century commerce and architecture.

H.A. McKim Building

H.A. McKim Building Overview

The H.A. McKim Building, a notable structure in Tonopah, was built in 1906. It stands out for its Classical Revival style and its significance in the local history of commerce and architecture.

National Register Number

NRHP Reference No. 82003236

Year Established/Founded

Built in 1906

H.A. McKim Building History

Constructed for Hiram Albert McKim, the building was once the largest mercantile store in central Nevada. It was built by craftsman J. J. Finley and stonemason E. E. Burdick, featuring an ashlar front facade, pediment, and ornamented second-story windows.


  • 1906: H.A. McKim Building was constructed.
  • May 20, 1982: Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada

GPS Coordinates

38°04′10″N 117°13′55″W

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Southwest corner of Main and Oddie Streets, Tonopah, Nevada.

The H.A. McKim Building, a landmark in Tonopah, represents not just a piece of history, but a living part of the town’s evolving story. It continues to captivate visitors with its historical significance and architectural beauty.

References Used

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  • Historical and architectural significance of the H.A. McKim Building​1​​2​.