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January 11, 2008

Coming Soon – New Downtown Listings Ready To Hit The Market

There are some amazingly cool homes in Downtown. We’ve just taken listings on 2 of them, and will have all the marketing and promotion materials ready in a few days. I did want to use […]
December 22, 2007

Improvement Happening Every Where We Look In The Historic Neigborhoods Las Vegas

The crooked and uneven picket fence as well as the dead tree are finally gone on 8th Place just south of Oakey! Yeah! The previous owner had put up the fence, but didn’t know how to […]
December 10, 2007

Major Renovation Underway in John S. Park Historic Neighborhood

Last month we reported the partial demolition of a the home on the corner of 7th and Bracken in the Radlick Park Subdivision. We grabbed some photos over the weekend of the framing that’s in process. […]
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 19, 2007

Everywhere We Look – Changes In Vintage Las Vegas Neighborhoods Happen One Home At A Time

We got so caught up in Las Vegas History, Downtown Redevelopment and a dozen other things that we forgot to show some of the many and frequent changes that are taking place in the Vintage […]
November 2, 2007

Things You Can Do With Wood

I started looking for great (or at least good) examples of what can be done with 2×4’s and 4×4’s and slats and beams and battens. I’ve always loved this first example which is on Maryland […]
October 29, 2007

Things Look Different After Dark – Our Residential Historic District At Night

I’ve probably driven by the front entrance to John S. Park Elementary a hundred times. I’ve even gone in thru these doors to vote. Yet somehow, I never noticed the stick figure student holding up […]
October 16, 2007

Demolition Of Home In Radlick Park Causes Unfounded Panic in Downtown Las Vegas

But it turns out its not a complete demolition. I spoke to the owner, Tom, who’s been battling the city planners for 2 years to get permits to tear off the majority of the home […]
October 14, 2007

Terri’s Tale Chapter 2 – The Resurrection Of The History Hunt

Last week, I posted an email from a lady and her air force husband. Last night she emailed me again. I love her writing style, sense of humor and her passion. As long as she […]
September 27, 2007

A Real Life Story Of The Effects Of The Lending Problem

I wanted to revisit one of our listings, and tell the story of why it came back on the market. We were very excited in late June when this wonderful home at 1249 8th Place in […]