Raul Jusinto

Berkley Square


Berkley Square Historic District

Berkley Square Historic District

Historic neighborhood designed in 1949; built in the mid 1950s.

During a time when Las Vegas was racially segregated, minorities were restricted by law to live in the neglected Westside neighborhood. Berkley Square is the first minority built subdivision in Nevada that provided affordable quality living for minority Las Vegas residents.

Named after Thomas L. Berkley (attorney, primary financier). Streets named after project contributors: J.J. Byrnes, Harry L. Wyatt, Edward A. Freeman, and Leonard A. Wilson.

Architecture: Contemporary Ranch; Paul R. Williams (Fellow of the American Institute of Architects).

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.

Listed as a U.S Historic District.

Listed on the City of Las Vegas Historic Property Register in 2016.

Located in Historic West Las Vegas.

Located in Las Vegas, Nevada.