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November 5, 2008

Las Vegas City Council To Hear Demolition Request For “Pop Squires” Home

Wednesday, November 5 – Approximately 1:00 p.m. – City Council Hearing – 400 Stewart Avenue – First Floor Plaza This is the hearing regarding the “Pop Squires Home”, located at 408 7th Street  (on the corner […]
October 21, 2008

More On “Pop” Squires And His Role In Las Vegas History

Historic preservation seems to be front and center at VeryVintageVegas for the next few weeks. It’s not even an officially dedicated month, as it is in May. We had the roundtable on Friday, (here’s CLV’s report, as […]
October 20, 2008

Pop Squires Home To Be Demolished?

At the Historic Preservation Roundtable last Friday, Planning Commissioner Steve Evans inadvertently made the case for why we had the roundtable at all. There’s plenty more to write about the roundtable, but I wanted to […]
October 9, 2008

First Annual Historic Preservation Roundtable Open To The Public

HISTORIC PRESERVATIONROUNDTABLEGOAL SETTING SESSION Friday, October 17, 20081 – 4:00 p.m.Historic Fifth Street School401 S. Fourth Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101   You are cordially invited to join the City of Las Vegas Historic PreservationCommission […]
September 24, 2008

Huntridge Theater Redevelopment Project To Be Presented To The Las Vegas Planning Commission

We’re hoping for a big turnout of supporters for the adaptive re-use plan that will be presented to the City of Las Vegas Planning Commission Tomorrow Evening. The meeting will be at 6pm in the […]
September 23, 2008

Dedication Ceremony At 5th Street School Adds Another Jewel To Historic Preservation Efforts In Downtown Las Vegas

A standing room only crowd gathered last night for the formal dedication ceremony of the 5th Street School in Downtown Las Vegas.   Now you’ve got another great reason to visit downtown Las Vegas. It’s […]
September 22, 2008

5th Street School Dedication Ceremony

Just a reminder. Most anyone interested in historic preservation will be there. 4:30 Alumni Photos 5:30 Ceremony The Las Vegas Philharmonic will be performing.
September 13, 2008

Historic Las Vegas High School Now Showing It’s True Colors

I turned the corner last evening and almost wrecked the car. The original Historic Las Vegas High School has been re-painted to match it’s original 1930’s color scheme! Even I don’t drive around downtown often enough, […]
September 12, 2008

“Historic 5th Street School” Opens With Dedication Ceremony On September 22

A piece of Las Vegas history will return to life when the city of Las Vegas Redevelopment Agency reopens the doors to the newly rehabilitated, community-oriented Historic Fifth Street School on Sept. 22, 2008. The […]
August 27, 2008

Nominations Open For Mayor Oscar Goodman’s Third Annual Urban Design Awards

  City Of Las Vegas Invites Everyone to Submit Nominations               The city of Las Vegas will again honor exceptional urban design through the third annual Mayor’s Urban Design Awards (MUDA). Nominations for the […]