Berkley Square

Berkley Square was designed in 1949 by Paul Revere Williams and is named after Thomas L. Berkley, an African American attorney from Oakland, California.[2][4] The historic district contained 148 homes.[2][3] It was built in the African American West Las Vegas area of Las Vegas, Nevada.[3] The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.[5] Terry and Jerry Holmes were born at 512 Byrnes Avenue in Berkley Square on March 3, 1951 to Canary and Clarence Holmes.

Berkley Square
Several homes from the Berkley Square development.
Berkley Square is located in Nevada
Berkley Square
Berkley Square is located in the United States
Berkley Square
Locationbounded by Byrnes Ave., D St., Leonard Ave., and G St. Las Vegas, Nevada
Coordinates36°11′26.09″N 115°8′57.05″W / 36.1905806°N 115.1491806°W / 36.1905806; -115.1491806Coordinates: 36°11′26.09″N 115°8′57.05″W / 36.1905806°N 115.1491806°W / 36.1905806; -115.1491806
ArchitectPaul Revere Williams[2][4]
Architectural styleContemporary ranch[2]
NRHP reference No.09000846[1]
Added to NRHPOctober 23, 2009[5]


  1. ^ National Register of Historic Places listings: 10/26/09 - 10/30/09. Retrieved on 2010-01-08.
  2. ^ a b c d e Alan Choate (2009-11-24). "NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES: Another 'great step forward'". Las Vegas Review-Journal.
  3. ^ a b c Dave Toplikar (2009-11-20). "Berkley Square neighborhood on National Historic Register". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved 2009-11-26.
  4. ^ a b Christine Kreyling (November 2006). "Fifty and Proud of It" (PDF). Planning Magazine. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-09-05. Retrieved 2009-11-26.
  5. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.