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LIFE MIMICS ART

“EVERYONE IS IN DISBELIEF THAT WE COULD HAVE A HOUSE LIKE THIS HERE.”
PETER STREMMEL, RESIDENT

Forty-seven years ago, Peter and Turkey Stremmel opened Stremmel Gallery, one of the first fine-art showplaces in Reno. They went on to exhibit work there by such luminaries as Wolf Kahn, Charles Arnoldi, and Phyllis Shafer. The same architect who designed the gallery, Mark Mack, designed their home, a cluster of colorful cubes in the mountains above the city.

The couple treasured the retreat,” So in 2013 they found a bluff-side double lot in a neighborhood called Old Southwest, five minutes from the center of town, and started to query architects.

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