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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1941/00/00 Zick and Sharp Architect After making several trips to mining towns in Nevada and California, Moore selects a church in a Northern California (name unknown), takes numerous photographs and returns to Las Vegas where he hires Walter Zick and Harris Sharp to scale down the design.
1941/00/00 William J Moore Architect The Little Church of the West is conceived by William J Moore Jr as part of a resort hotel, a relatively new venture in Las Vegas.
1942/00/00 R E Griffith Owner The Last Frontier Hotel (lost) and the Little Church of the West opens on the Las Vegas Strip. The resort is decorated high quality furniture and authentic Western pioneer saddles and antique guns.

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Particulars for Little Church of the West:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Business
Area of Significance Commerce
Criteria Historic Event
Architectural Style Late Gothic Revival
Attribute Moved property
Owner Private
Level of Significance State
Private Event Wedding Venue



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 14th September 1992

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Little Church of the West
Registry Address: 3960 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Registry Number: 92001161
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Zick and Sharp; Moore,William J.
Architectural Style: Late gothic revival
Contributing Buildings: 1
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Moved property
Significant Year: 1942
Historic Function: Commerce, Trade
Historic Sub-Function: Business
Current Function: Commerce, Trade
Current Sub-Function: Business

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