Historic Locations > U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, “National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement”
The Post Office building, located at 300 Stewart Avenue, was built in 1931 as part of a massive government building project during the Depression years and is an excellent example of the Neo-classical style endorsed by the Treasury Department’s Supervising Architect’s office as the most fitting for public buildings. The building was the site of the McCarran-Greenspun trials, as well as the Kefauver hearings into organized crime. Today the building is home to the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement . Images courtesy of the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement.
The U.S. Post Office and Courthouse is listed on the city of Las Vegas Historic Property Register, and the state Register of Historic Places. The building is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places at the National level of significance.
Post Office Nomination Report