Archive for September 2014

Salvage Preservation after Historic Home Fire

On August 4, Las Vegas had the first loss of a home in a historic district to a devastating fire. Located on Sixth Street in the John S. Park Historic District, it was known both as the Alpine Village and the Leverton house. It was built in 1935 as a minimal traditional ranch home with…

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Storybook Architecture and Cinderella Ranches

Our feature article this month is on the Alpine House, which was recently lost due to fire damage earlier this August, and the Foundation’s role in reclaiming salvageable items from the ruins before the city clean up crew came in. Before we get into the specific coverage of those events, however, let’s take a brief…

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