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May 15, 2008

Saturday’s The REALLY Big Day For Historic Preservation Month In Las Vegas

Sometimes I feel like Kristen Peterson of the Las Vegas Sun is the best friend that the Historic Preservation Movement has. Even if she spelled my name wrong once , I absolutely love not only […]
May 15, 2008

Media Coverage Of Vintage Vegas, Mid Century Modern, And The New Urban Lifestyle

No, this isn’t a passing fad. It’s actually a movement that as far as Las Vegas is concerned is still in its infancy. Nationwide, the restoration and preservation and revival of Mid Century Modern is […]
May 13, 2008

The Philip Johnson “Glass House” – A Handcrafted Work Of Modernist Art And Why It’s Important To Historic Preservation In Las Vegas

I’ve been emailing regularly with Martin Skrelunas. He’s the Preservation Manager of the Philip Johnson “Glass House”. The Glass House was donated to the National Trust for Historic Preservation upon the death of Philip Johnson […]
May 13, 2008

Re-Invention:The Las Vegas News Bureau Captures the Essence of Downtown

To kick – off the state-wide Preservation Week, Re-Invention focuses on the evolution or Re-Invention of downtown Las Vegas by comparing historic and current images of buildings such as Binion’s Hotel on Fremont Street and […]
May 13, 2008

Annual Helldorado Parade In Downtown Las Vegas on Saturday May 17 7 PM

If you missed the festivities last week in Downtown Las Vegas, you get another chance to see what all the hubbub is about. This time it’s the HELLDORADO PARADE, which has been an Las Vegas […]
May 12, 2008

Nevada “Historic Preservation Month” Calandar Of Events And Programs

It’s a big week for Historic Preservation: Below the fold is the entire month long schedule for the whole state, county by county. I’m leaving the Clark County Events on the front page. There’s a new addition […]
May 6, 2008

Preservation Standards In Denver’s Historic Mid Century Modern Neighborhood Of Arapahoe Acres

One of the goals of Very Vintage Vegas is to try to increase the awareness of the current and future homeowners about the significance of the architecture and the original elements of the homes. Theres […]
May 5, 2008

Preservation Association Of Clark County Annual Meeting Held At Morelli House

A whole group of members of the Preservation Association Of Clark County came downtown from all over the valley, just to  get their first view of the recently restored “Morelli House”. Most of them hadn’t ventured out of […]
April 29, 2008

Viking Road Is One Of The Great Streets For Architectural Sightseeing In Vintage Vegas

I rarely mention it, but I sure love to drive down it. We had it on the History Hunt Last Summer. One of the grand Old Vegas Estate Homes on 2 acres is for sale […]
April 16, 2008

Secret Stash Of Vintage Bathroom Fixtures Discovered – An Opportunity To Accurately Recreate A Retro Bathroom In Your Classic Las Vegas Home

Thanks to regular Reader Zane D. for sending us this story. Recyling The Past is a company out of NJ that found this great stash in an old warehouse. I wish we had a company […]