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Berkley Square

Berkley Square
Several homes from the Berkley Square development.
Berkley Square is located in Nevada
Berkley Square
Location bounded by Byrnes Ave., D St., Leonard Ave., and G St. Las Vegas, Nevada
Coordinates
Built 1954-1955[1][2]
Architect Paul Revere Williams[1][3]
Architectural style Contemporary ranch[1]
Governing body Bureau of Reclamation
NRHP Reference # 09000846[4]
Added to NRHP October 23, 2009[5]

Berkley Square was designed in 1949 by Paul Revere Williams and is named after Thomas L. Berkley, an African American attorney from Oakland, California.[1][3] The historic district contained 148 homes.[1][2] It was built in the African American West Las Vegas area of Las Vegas, Nevada.[2] The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e Alan Choate (2009-11-24). "'"NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES: Another 'great step forward.  
  2. ^ a b c Dave Toplikar (2009-11-20). "Berkley Square neighborhood on National Historic Register".  
  3. ^ a b Christine Kreyling (November 2006). "Fifty and Proud of It". Planning Magazine. Retrieved 2009-11-26. 
  4. ^ National Register of Historic Places listings: 10/26/09 - 10/30/09. Retrieved on 2010-01-08.
  5. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  


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