Decorative Concrete Block Sunscreens Are A Common Feature In Mid Century Modern Homes In Las Vegas

IMG_6630On my search for mid century modern homes in Los Angeles last week, I stumbled upon a couple of block designs that I’ve never seen in Las Vegas.

This first one was in the Eichler Homes Neighborhood of Balboa Park which I haven’t written up yet. I’ll get to it this week.

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This  double repeating pattern was in an actual sunscreen hiding a courtyard  front entry.  

 

 

IMG_6581This one was in the in the mid century modern neighborhood of Los Feliz Estates that I shared with you earlier in the week.

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You know how obsessed I am with the decorative concrete block designs that were a staple of mid century modernism. If you missed it, or are new to VVV, there’s an entire 50 part series on the subject that you can find with this link.

VW-ConcreteBlock-2As an added bonus, here’s a very special  pattern that was sent in by a reader in Connecticut. There’s more to the story behind this, and I’ll do a full post on the VW block later this week.