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Las Vegas Grammar School (Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada)


Las Vegas Grammar School (Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada)

Historic Fifth Street School/Las Vegas Grammar School
Location 401 Las Vegas Blvd. S
Las Vegas, Nevada
Built 1936
Architect Orville L. Clark
Architectural style Mission; Spanish Revival
NRHP Reference # 88000549
Added to NRHP May 20, 1988

The Las Vegas Grammar School on Las Vegas Boulevard, also known as the Historic Fifth Street School, is a school listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Nevada and is located in the city of Las Vegas. Built in 1936, the mission style building is the only one remaining from that era. The school sits on a 20-acre (8.1 ha) site on Las Vegas Boulevard. After the renovations, the main entrance and address for the school will be changed to Fourth Street.[1](The official Address as of 2008 is now 401 S. Fourth St. Ste. 145 Las Vegas, NV 89101) City of Las Vegas Historic Fifth Street School


  • History 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


The school, also known as the Historic Fifth Street School since it was located on Fifth Street (now Las Vegas Boulevard), was constructed in 1936.

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 20, 1988.

The school has undergone an extensive $9.5 million renovation. The interior has been configured to allow its return as an education facility. The school is home to:[1]

  • City of Las Vegas - Office of Cultural Affairs
  • Nevada School of Arts
  • UNLV School of Architecture's Downtown Design Center
  • Las Vegas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects

On November 28, 2007, a fire started by a homeless person damaged a portion of the roof and left smoke damage in the interior of the building.[2]

See also


  1. ^ a b Peterson, Kristen (2007-05-26). "Lessons in History".  
  2. ^ "11PM newscast".  

External links

  • City of Las Vegas, Office of Cultural Affairs
  • Historic Fifth Street School Information
  • Fifth Street School Building information / from the UNLV Architecture Studies Library
  • City of Las Vegas web site

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