Archive for May 2015

May Mayhem for Preservation Month

NPF’s Historic Home Tour: Sunday May 3, 2015 If you haven’t heard by now, Sunday May 3rd is Nevada Preservation Foundation’s first Historic Home Tour! NPF is hosting an afternoon filled with open house tours of historic homes located throughout central Las Vegas. With a total of 15 houses, the tour features homes in Beverly…

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Remembering the Fabulous Betty Willis

The “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Nevada” sign was her never-trademarked gift to her hometown. Las Vegas native, Betty Willis, who died last month at the age of 91, is best-remembered for designing that sign, which has stood in greeting to visitors to Las Vegas at the south end of the Strip since 1959. The…

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Thank you, Ferraro Group!

Nevada Preservation Foundation would like to extend a long overdue THANK YOU to one of our main supporters, The Ferraro Group.  Committed to the community of Las Vegas, The Ferraro Group has pledged continual support of NPF with an annual donation of $250, recurring over the next five years. With this donation, NPF is able…

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