Las Vegas Uses New Markets Tax Credits to Rehab Historic Former School

The historic Westside School in Las Vegas (Credit: KME Architects)

The historic Westside School in Las Vegas (Credit: KME Architects)

Westside School in west Las Vegas was the public school attended by Native American students from the Paiute Indian reservation and the first school in the city to be racially integrated. But by the time the building entered into the National Register of Historic Places in 1979, it was unoccupied. Last year, the city-owned property re-opened after rehabilitation as a community center and office space.

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