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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 18, 2008

The Pillars Posts and Columns of The Retro Homes of Las Vegas

One of my favorite retro homes in Rancho Manor features 5 columns of block that support the front porch awning. They’re set at a diagonal to the beam that they support, and lend an element of […]
August 23, 2008

Classic Retro Homes In Las Vegas Often Sport Some Great Design Elements

We’re highlighting the pillars and posts and columns that hold up the patios and carports and awnings of the retro homes of Vintage Vegas. I’m also using them as an excuse to tell you about […]
April 18, 2008

Very Vintage Vegas – Geographically Speaking

Last night at the Lo-Pro Mixer, someone asked me what I consider to be Very Vintage Vegas. At first I thought he was asking about the types of neighborhoods, and types of homes. But it […]
December 13, 2007

The Secret Square – Revisiting A Vintage Las Vegas Neighborhood That Should Not Be Forgotten

I found a new monument sign announcing “Rancho Manor” on Shadow Lane north of Alta. I’m not sure when it was put up, just that it wasn’t there the last time I went north on […]