A different kind of porthole?

OK, OK, I admit, this one could be tricky… I can say that on any given weekday, hundreds of people probably could see this view. Notice the word “could.” I can also say that every time I am in this location, I look at this object. In fact, it could be my favorite object at this property. Does it seem vaguely familiar to you?

This is framed exactly the way most people would see it.
Photo by Megan Edwards

1. Where is this located?
2. What is the name of the local artist that will be giving a talk here on the 22nd of July?
3. Who was the principal architect of this building and when was it opened to the public?

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2 responses on “A different kind of porthole?

  1. Ok that has got to be the rotunda of the Clark County Government Center. Christopher Adam Jones had a reception and talk there today (7/22) and the building was designed by the architects Curtis W. Fentress and Jim Bradburn.

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