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Scotch 80’s

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 […]
November 23, 2009

Flamingo Club Holds It’s First Party In The Scotch 80’s

State Assemblyman Tick Segerblom and his lovely wife Sharon hosted the first Flamingo Club Party in the west side historic Neighborhood of Scotch 80’s. The Flamingo club hosts a “get to know your neighbors” cocktail party […]
August 27, 2009

Scotch 80s Battles Commercial Encroachment Into Historic Las Vegas Neighborhoood.

I started to bring this up last week. The Scotch 80s neighborhood south of UMC Hospital is facing an all too common of a threat. Commercial Encroachment! Tonight is the planning commission meeting where the […]
March 9, 2009

Vintage Las Vegas Photographs – Mid Century Modern Was The Hot New Housing Style

UPDATE: Monday 11am. Regular Reader Caroline Smith was the first to identify this home. It’s the “Cashman House” from 1959 on the corner of Birch and Waldman in the Scotch 80’s. The property is the […]
March 3, 2009

Cara Greenberg Coined The Phrase Mid Century Modern In 1984

TWO coincidental things happened yesterday. A reader emailed me a picture of a house in Scotch 80’s and asked me if I knew anything about it. I’d done a post on it way back on […]
September 1, 2008

Post and Beam Porte-Cochere In Scotch 80’s

We all love the exposed beam ceilings that often are found in Vintage Vegas. Usually we see them on the insides, but occasionally, such as in this Scotch 80’s home we find a  porte-cochere or carport […]
July 24, 2008

Scotch 80’s Has Foreclosures??

This happened three times this last weekend. I mentioned that I was going to go look at some high end foreclosures in the SCOTCH 80’s. In all three cases, the response was Yes, there are, […]
June 10, 2008

On The Icky Side Of Things – Roof Rats

I’m on most of the email threads that make their way around many of the Vintage Vegas Neighborhoods. Usually the threads are about lost dogs, commercial development encroachment into the neighborhoods etc. Occasionally a topic comes […]
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 […]