Historic Locations > Mesquite Club
The Mesquite Club building was constructed in 1961 at 702 E. St. Louis Avenue to serve as the headquarters and clubhouse for the Mesquite Club, the oldest nonprofit women’s club in Nevada. The clubhouse, constructed in a ranch style with modest neoclassical revival elements, is significant for its association with the club, established in 1911.
The Mesquite Club has made important contributions to the Las Vegas and Nevada, such as working to pass state suffrage for women in Nevada, joining with the Red Cross to make bandages and raise funds during World War I, forming a USO Club during World War II, helping to start the Secret Witness Program (known today as "Crimestoppers"), establishing a Memorial Endowment at UNLV for the purchase of children's literature, and establishing the first library in Las Vegas. The Mesquite Club continues to manage the building, lending it generously for neighborhood meetings and community events.
The Mesquite Club is listed on the city of Las Vegas Historic Property Register.
Mesquite Club Nomination Report