June 2, 1882 – February 11, 1969

Frederic Joseph DeLongchamps was Nevada’s foremost architect of his time.  Statewide, he was prolific In the number of buildings he designed.  From this point one can see a group of structures that stand, collectively, as a monument to DeLongchamps :  the United State Post Office, the Riverside Hotel, the Washoe County Courthouse and the Reno National Bank Building.  The Northern Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, dedicated to excellence in architecture, honors the memory of Frederic Joseph DeLongchamps.