Archive for October 2016

Nevada’s Haunted Heritage

October is here! Time for pumpkins, trick-or-treaters and … HAUNTED HERITAGE! Ever noticed that wherever heritage goes, ghosts — or rather ghost tales — follow? We did too! Nevada has its share of ghostly, historically significant destinations and even eery and isolated “ghost towns.” If you’re looking for creepy with an accompanying dose of local…

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The HTC Goes Pink!

Save the Pink House! This was the mission of local residents Dan and Lois Wray, who walked by the old, neglected house daily and thought that someone should save this Northern Nevada historic building. It wasn’t long before Lois realized that someone could be her! Located 25 miles east of Tahoe and an hour south…

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ReBAR Gives Back to Preservation

“Beer. Wine. Bargains.” This is the mantra at ReBAR, a new establishment in Antique Alley on Main Street. It’s a small, neighborhood bar that doubles as a retail antique shop. Everything is for sale, including the chair you are sitting on and the glass you’re drinking from. But there’s more than meets the eye at…

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Beverly Green is Vegas’s Newest Historic District

Beverly Green, the Las Vegas neighborhood we at Nevada Preservation Foundation have been working with the last two years, has now finally become only the second neighborhood addition added to the Las Vegas Register of Historic Places! The Process In order to make this tough feat happen, the neighborhood had to secure at least 51%…

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