Las Vegas Post Office and Courthouse

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U.S. Post Office and Courthouse
U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Las Vegas.jpg
Street view of the building
Location 300 E. Stewart Ave.
Las Vegas, Nevada
Coordinates 36°10′22″N 115°08′29″W / 36.172823°N 115.141252°W / 36.172823; -115.141252Coordinates: 36°10′22″N 115°08′29″W / 36.172823°N 115.141252°W / 36.172823; -115.141252
Built 1931-1933
Architect Office of the Supervising Architect under James A. Wetmore
Architectural style Classical Revival
NRHP reference # 83001108[1]
Added to NRHP February 10, 1983

Las Vegas Post Office and Courthouse is a Neo-classical building located in Downtown Las Vegas, Nevada. It is listed on the United States National Register of Historic Places.

History[edit]

The building was erected between 1931 and 1933, opening on November 27, 1933. It served as a post office, and as a court house of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada.

The building was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on February 10, 1983. The building remained an active post office for several more years.

Control of the building was turned over to the city in 2002 for use as a museum and cultural center.

Mob Museum[edit]

The building was restored and renovated into the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement in February 2012.

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