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September 14, 2010

Decorative Concrete Block Stories

Here’s a great example of the kind of email I get all the time from all around the country…. Mr. LeVine, My name is Robin.  I am construction purchasing agent for a Paramount Pictures production […]
July 16, 2009

How To Reproduce Decorative Concrete Blocks – A New Summertime Series

I met Chris and Marilyn at a recent event at the Morelli House. They had just bought a very run down house on Hastings in the Alta Rancho Historic District. Now they’re regulular readers of […]
June 17, 2009

Decorative Concrete Blocks Are A Staple Of Mid Century Modern Homes

It’s been a year since we ran the series that documented every single decorative concrete block pattern that I could find in Las Vegas. We’ve acquired thousands of new readers since then (welcome to you […]
April 11, 2009

I Picked Up A Pommeranian In Paradise Palms

Anyone know where he lives? I took him to the vet, and he’s chipped, but they NEVER registered the chip. I found him at the corner of Mohigan and Delaware in Paradise Palms on Saturday Afternoon. He’s […]
January 30, 2009

Decorative Concrete Block – A Staple Of Mid Century Modern Architecture And Design

Marguerite Goswick, a regular reader from Florida sent me a mid century modern concrete block design that I’d never seen before. If you’re new to VeryVintageVegas, you might have as much fun as the rest […]
September 9, 2008

Could It Be? 2 Mid Century Modern Sunscreen Patterns That I Missed

I’m astounded, but it seems I missed a couple of patterns back in our series of the 50 different patterns. I found this on a relatively obscure cul-de-sac in Paradise Palms. It’s not original to the […]
August 26, 2008

The VolksWagen Mid Century Modern Decorative Concrete Block Story

As you know, I’m obsessed with the decorative block sunscreens and walls,. The series that we did about them seems to have long tail search engine value. I gave you a teaser the other day about a […]
August 24, 2008

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

On 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 […]
June 24, 2008

There’s Still Decorative Sunscreen Block Available For Your Retro Mid Century Modern Las Vegas Home

I recently discovered that there were names for the patterns that we’ve been discussing for the last 2 months. Some of them can still be obtained. Allied Building Materials, at 221 West Wyoming has 2 […]
June 23, 2008

Shadow Block Is Another Way To Integrate Design Into The Block Walls Of Vintage Las Vegas

In the lecture by Bill Krisel, that we published last week, he mentions shadow block and integrating accent design into the building itself. There’s many marvelous examples all over vintage vegas. “Buildings cast shadows” and they can’t […]