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May 2, 2008

Cinderella Ranches Are Another Style Of Mid Century Modernism

Heidi Swank, one of the very active preservationists and a UNLV Professor in the Sociology Department posted this comment on an old post about Cinderella Ranches. I thought it was a good question that certainly […]
March 31, 2008

United States Post Office To Issue Stamps In Honor Of Ray and Charles Eames, The Most Famous Of The Mid Century Modern Designers

The other day I mentioned the most famous mid century modernist designers, Charles and Ray Eames. This summer, they’ll also be honored in another way that will generate even more awareness of the ever growing […]
February 15, 2008

A Tale Of Two Classic Homes – Both Are In Historic Downtown Las Vegas Neighborhoods

There’s 3 things you can do with the classic 50’s or 60’s homes of Las Vegas First, you can keep it all original, and relish the authenticity. We’ve been selected to represent the sellers and market one […]
January 23, 2008

“Clear Story” Windows Are A Modernist Adaptation Of An Ancient Design

How do you let lots of natural light into a room, and still maintain some privacy? The modernist architects that were responsible for the “mid-century modern” home that we talk about so frequently here at […]
January 20, 2008

Vintage Homes Sometimes Have Wheels – The Invasion Of AirStreams In The Historic Las Vegas Neighborhood Of Marycrest

Googie, or Jetsonesque, or Space Age design wasn’t limited to homes and commercial buildings. One of the signs of middle class upward mobility was the Airstream travel trailer. There were 3 families on our block when […]
January 3, 2008

Average Lot Sizes Continue To Shrink Except In Vintage Vegas

Actually, this picture is from Toronto, and it’s the smallest home for sale there. Mark T. sent me a picture, and thanks to google, I found all kinds of stories about it. Thought you’d get […]
December 27, 2007

Mid Century Modern Played A Role In Every Part Of Life In The 50’s and 60’s

I found a great website called swankpad that I thought I’d share with you today. I grabbed a few of the hundreds of images of 50’s and 60’s advertisements, fashion, home decor and other fun mid-century […]
December 4, 2007

Exposed Beam Ceilings Are A Terrific Feature Of Mid Century Modernism

It was the exposed beams more than any other feature that drew me to my home, and I can’t walk into a home that has them without being awed. The ceiling material above the beams […]
November 28, 2007

Rancho Bel Air Is An Upscale Vintage Vegas Neighborhood With Deep Roots In Las Vegas History

    One of the premier guard gated neighborhoods of Vintage Vegas is located on Rancho, between Alta Drive and The 95.   Rancho Bel Aire is 122 custom one of a kind homes with […]
November 24, 2007

Our Vintage Vegas Neighborhoods – Westleigh Was The Far West Edge Of Las Vegas in 1952

Just east of Valley View between Oakey and Charleston, you’ll find a delightful neighborhood of 288 cottage and bungalow style homes. Westleigh was built between 1952 and 1957 on 8 to 11,000 sf lots.   […]