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April 27, 2018


Travelers who use short-term residential rentals as an alternative to traditional hotels enjoy cost savings and “living like a local.” Property owners, or “hosts,” enjoy extra income generated by renting out a spare bedroom they’re […]
April 2, 2018


Most of the vintage homes and the historic neighborhoods in Las Vegas were built in the 50’s and 60’s as the town was growing up.  The strip was growing and people needed someplace to live […]
September 28, 2017

The Most Hidden Treasures of Vintage Vegas are our backyards!

Very Vintage Vegas is holding a contest! We want the world to see our great backyards in the historical district.  Many of you have spent countless hours and money to create some great backyard paradises. […]
August 29, 2017

Golf Course Frontage in Paradise Palms

It’s TWO, TWO, TWO houses in one! The main part of the house is an iconic “model 8D” from famed architect Bill Krisel. There’s a whole self contained apartment with 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, laundry […]
May 15, 2010

Fun Features Found In Foreclosures – Back To Paradise Palms

I wasn’t going to do anything on Paradise Palms for a while after our big long series on the 1963 newsletters and  William Krisel designs. However, there’s still a mysterious shortage of bank owned homes […]
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 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 […]