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November 3, 2007

Moonlight Tour of The Mid Century Modern Heritage of Las Vegas

Chris Nichols author of  “The Leisure Architecture of Wayne McAllister” was a featured speaker yesterday at the Vegas Valley Book Festival. He also graciously conducted the tour along with MaryMargaret from the Atomic Age Alliance. The Wiki […]
November 3, 2007

Worst MLS Photo Of The Day – Buy Our House And We’ll Throw In The Kids!

Just for the sake of full disclosure, I realized that in the “people in the picture” folder were several children. Then I remembered that a couple of years ago, I uploaded a similar one on […]
November 2, 2007

Marissa and Randy Are The Newest Neighbors in Vintage Las Vegas

If I learned anything at all from the meltdown of the mortgage industry since August, it’s that your credit scores are critical. Marissa and Randy first contacted me back in August. We determined that they’d […]
November 2, 2007

Things You Can Do With Wood

I started looking for great (or at least good) examples of what can be done with 2×4’s and 4×4’s and slats and beams and battens. I’ve always loved this first example which is on Maryland […]
November 2, 2007

Worst MLS Photo Of The Day – Product Placement Pays Big Bucks

It started in the movies, and then in Television, and now it’s spread to the MLS! It’s always subtle, but it’s there, hiding away where we’ll only see it in our subconscious mind. Tricky! Very […]
November 1, 2007

A Very Busy Time For Culture, Art And History In Vintage Las Vegas

This is my own response to the travel and leisure article, the LV Sun response from Kristen Peterson, and Paco’s letter to the editor. Tonight from 6–8 is the Opening reception for the Vegas Valley […]
November 1, 2007

Cultural And Historical Preservation – If We Don’t Know What The Problem Is, How Can We Get To A Solution?

Travel and Leisure’s Poll points out why we have to try even harder! Kristen nailed a great response to the  article which put Las Vegas last on yet another list. Poll says last; We don’t care. […]
November 1, 2007

Worst MLS Photo Of The Day – It’s Laundry Day In The Vintage Urban Core Of Las Vegas

Probably the most annoying type of clutter that I find in MLS photos is laundry (clean or dirty, it doesn’t matter). I can only assume it’s there for just a short while, and could be […]
October 31, 2007

Frontier Implosion Time and Date Announced

A hat tip to Paco. The announcement is only 5 minutes old! Implosion of the Frontier Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas to Make Way for Internationally Recognized Brand, The Plaza DATE:                         Tuesday, November 13, […]
October 31, 2007

Historic Neighborhood Monuments Installed On St. Louis Avenue

We want to thank the City of Las Vegas for our 2 latest historic neighborhood monument signs. They’re the final finishing touches to the St. Louis Avenue Beautification project that we’ve reported on many times […]