Posts by Michelle Larime

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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