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December 4, 2007

“Untold Stories” History Series Focuses On The Holidays In Early Las Vegas

Join us on Thursday, Dec.6th at the Las Vegas Springs Preserve for another edition of Untold Stories.    This month we look back at the way we used to celebrate the holidays in Las Vegas. […]
November 29, 2007

Protest Rally And Lots Of Press Coverage Energizes Las Vegas Historic Preservation Groups

Approximately 75 demonstrators gathered at UNLV on Wednesday to show support for saving Maude Frazier Hall. Channel 8 has covered the issue, and so has the Las Vegas Sun. VeryVintageVegas’s Cultural Historian Brian Paco Alvarez […]
November 29, 2007

Fire Damages Historic 5th Street School In Downtown Las Vegas

A 2 alarm fire damaged roof timbers and interior work that had already been completed during restoration of the 70 year old “Fifth Street Grammar School”. The building is one of the oldest buildings in […]
November 27, 2007

Historic Preservation and Las Vegas History Gets Feature Spot On Channel 8 EyeWitness News

Kudos To Channel 8 for helping us spread the word about our historic preservation efforts. If you didn’t see the report you can watch it here. They not only included history of the building itself, […]
November 25, 2007

”Save Maude’s Hall – The Building that Built UNLV”

November 28, 2007 Historic Preservation Group Atomic Age Alliance co-hosts a Support Rally for the Maude Frazier Hall on the UNLV Campus   Atomic Age Alliance co-hosts “Save Maude’s Hall” Rally with the Anthropology Society […]
November 21, 2007

Marycrest Is One Of The Nicest Downtown Neighborhoods In Vintage Vegas

We wrote about many of the great neighborhoods of Vintage Vegas on our old website, when we had very few regular readers. Now, there’s lots of regular readers, so we’re going tell about them again. […]
November 20, 2007

St. Louis Ave Dedication Ceremony

The Las Vegas City Council invites you to attend the dedication ceremony for the completion of the St. Louis Avenue Improvement Project.  Monday, November 26, 2007 10 AM       St. Louis Avenue and […]
November 19, 2007

The Very Vintage Vegas Calendar Of Upcoming Events

Obviously, there’s Thanksgiving, and we wish you all a safe happy holiday. Below the fold is information on the Samuel Beckett Film Festival, Bank Owned Foreclosures Auctions, Downtown Neighbors Holiday party, Maude Frazier Hall Preservation […]
November 16, 2007

Friends Of Classic Las Vegas Fundraiser Tomorrow

This is the final reminder regarding the Friends of Classic Las Vegas Fundraiser this Saturday, Nov. 17th. This is an Open House/Soiree in a restored mid-century historic home in fabulous Downtown Las Vegas.  The Open […]
November 13, 2007

Frontier Hotel Implosion Saddens The Las Vegas Historic Preservation Community

The Frontier Hotel is a pile of rubble now, but it was a true icon of “Vintage Las Vegas”. In case you don’t have a tv, here’s a link to the KLAS-TV Channel 8 videos of […]