Student Housing Proposed On Old Cemetery

A businessman proposes high-rise student housing for the Univ. of Nevada, Reno on a part of the city's oldest cemetery.
June 5, 2003, 11am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"John Lawton said he would relocate affected remains if he proceeds with the plan at Hillside Cemetery, which overlooks the downtown casino area. Lawton bought the long-neglected cemetery for $10 from the university system in 1996, and later won a state law designed to allow him to exhume the remains."

Thanks to Bob Karrow

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Published on Sunday, June 1, 2003 in Las Vegas Sun


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