The Historic Fifth Street School is a facility of the City of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs, and is considered is a "cultural oasis" in the midst of the office and legal corridors in downtown Las Vegas. The restored school is home to the University of Nevada Las Vegas Fine Arts Program, including the Downtown Design Center for the School of Architecture; the Nevada School of the Arts; AIA Nevada/AIA Las Vegas; and an office of the City of Las Vegas Cultural Affairs Division. A variety of activities, including concerts, theatre productions, and literary programs, are scheduled in the Auditorium and Centennial Plaza.
Historic Fifth Street School
Type of Organization
Performing artists/groups and literary artists
Historic Fifth Street School multi-purpose performance auditorium, capacity 400; Centennial Plaza, 16,000 sq ft; Exterior courtyards, 7,000 sq ft; Frank Wright Memorial Courtyard 1,200 sq ft; Gallery, capacity 200; Conference room, capacity 30