Posts by Michelle Larime

A Homeowner’s Guide to Restoration

Article by Greg Geilman, Realtor The grace and beauty of a bygone era can be appreciated anew when a homeowner looks to faithfully restore a historic home. The Nevada State Governor’s Mansion, the Piper-Beebe House, The Dake House and the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park are only a few examples of Nevada homes that have…

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#UncommonVegas Photo Survey & Contest

Uncommon Las Vegas is multi-phase project that focuses on documenting and analyzing Las Vegas’ modern and post-modern buildings and we need your help! Our goal is to identify a large number of the underrated buildings which are often hiding in plain sight. We have an abundance of lesser-known modern and post-modern buildings that many people in…

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Help Preserve the El Portal!

If you are familiar with downtown Las Vegas and Fremont Street, you undoubtedly know the El Portal building. Blink and you might miss it, but this small building is one of the oldest remaining structures in downtown Vegas. The hacienda-style building was built in 1927, and opened its doors as a theater in June of…

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Miss Our Workshop? Get the Info Here!

We don’t mean to brag, but our Can Preservation Pencil? workshop last month was quite a success! Four speakers from around the country shared their thoughts with us on the economics benefits of preservation, and strategies for rehabbing old buildings here in Las Vegas. They brought with them a wealth of knowledge and experience, and…

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Celebrating Preservation in Paradise Palms

We are very happy to announce that the first phase of Paradise Palms was approved as Clark County’s FIRST historic neighborhood by county commissioners in early February! Way to go! The entire subdivision of Paradise Palms consists of a little more than 1000 homes. In order to make the historic designation process more manageable, the…

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