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Paradise Palms 1962 Brochures and Newsletters

March 15, 2010

The Bonus I Promised You – The Paradise Palms Community Of Las Vegas

I said “But, wait– there’s more”, and here it is. It’s the hand drawn rendering of Paradise Palms from 1963. It was also handed out at the sales office, which I now know had a Desert Inn Address, […]
March 14, 2010

The Last Of The Paradise Palms Newsletters From 1963

Alas, the last of the 1963 Paradise Palms Desert-News newsletters. I sure was hoping more of them would surface. No luck! Today we find babies, children, a Jackie K hairdo, and a very fabulous dinette […]
March 12, 2010

Plan 8 – The Last Of The William Krisel Designed Models Of Paradise Palms

This is the last of the series showing the original 1963 sales brochures of the William Krisel designed homes of Paradise Palms. I’m just intelligently guessing that about 300 of the 1044 homes in Paradise […]
March 10, 2010

Paradise Palms Residents Enjoy Exclusive Privileges – at least they used to

Our Paradise Palms 1963 series is coming to an end soon. There’s only one more floor plan brochure, an after this, the August 1963 edition of the Paradise Palms Desert News, there’s only September left […]
March 1, 2010

The Home Of Walter Zick Featured In Paradise Palms Newletter From July 1963

Where was I before the last week got lost? It’s time for another volume – July 1963 – of the Paradise Palms Newsletters. This one contains a special treat, which we’ll get to on page […]
February 17, 2010

The June 1963 Paradise Palms Newsletters – Commercial Center In Urban Las Vegas Is Introduced

In today’s installment, we get introduced to “Commercial Center”, which is currently under construction and scheduled for an August 1963 Grand Opening. A must read article!  “New concepts in the use of space and frontage […]
February 12, 2010

The Paradise Palms Desert News – Building Community In 1963

“Let’s keep Paradise Palms looking like paradise!!” — a motto worthy of re-embracing! Here’s Volume 2 Number 5, the May 1963 newsletter of Paradise Palms. This is how people networked back in 1963. Today, they’d […]
February 10, 2010

Plan 5 – The Tri – Level In Paradise Palms – A Mid Century Modern Neighborhood In Las Vegas

This one’s for you, Clay. There’s no mistaking the Tri-Level design. They were only built South of Desert Inn, in Paradise Palms– the first Mid Century Modern Neighborhood of Las Vegas. You can’t miss them. There’s about a […]
February 7, 2010

Paradise Palms Was The First Master Planned Community In Las Vegas

Someone – quite wrongfully – suggested that I’m focusing too much attention on Paradise Palms. They asked me why I haven’t done anything on downtown lately….or McNeil or McWhatnot. I’m just very happy to be […]
February 6, 2010

Plan 4 – The Original Sales Brochures For Paradise Palms – The Mid Mod Neighborhood Of Las Vegas

 Both The 4A and The 4B models are easy to spot when you drive around in Paradise Palms. Again, many of the carports have been changed to garages, or living area. There have been many […]