Archive for January 2014

A Zick and Sharp Gets a New Life

In the course of researching and interviewing for this piece, the Nevada Preservation Foundation was able to arrange for a members-only reception and tour of a wonderful 1963 Zick and Sharp building. We are so looking forward to having a chance to look around this building and hear about its history at our very own…

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Beverly Green and Paradise Village: Moving Toward Historic Designation

Just over two months ago, the Nevada Preservation Foundation began working with our first client: the Beverly Green Neighborhood. The City of Las Vegas had recently completed the final phase the historic survey of this neighborhood just off the north end of the Las Vegas Strip. They found that it had two areas that qualify…

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Making History with Liberace

In November, the Nevada Preservation Foundation took on its first homeowner client. And what a client to have! Mr. Martyn Ravenhill, who recently purchased the former Liberace mansion on Shirley Street, hired the Nevada Preservation Foundation to assist with obtaining historic designation for this extremely culturally important home.   As many of you already know,…

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