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Home + History Las Vegas celebrates Southern Nevada’s captivating history by fostering an appreciation of historic and important architecture in the Las Vegas Valley. By creating a fun and engaging series of events, HHLV promotes, educates and advocates for the preservation of Las Vegas’ architectural resources as well as breeds renewed interest in preservation, urban sustainability and community development. If you are a fan of history, design, or are just looking to get more acquainted with this fabulous city of ours, you will not want to miss out on Home + History Las Vegas!

It's all happening April 26-28, 2019!

Registration is required for all events.

Please do take care not to double book your events, as some of the below events have overlapping time slots.

 

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Home + History 2019

Friday, April 26

Friday, 11:00a - 1:00p

Take a stroll through Las Vegas’ first local historic district and see the homes of some of the early pioneers and influencers. This 2-hour guided walking tour weaves through time, featuring popular styles of residential architecture from the 1930s – 1950s.

Click here to purchase tickets to Revivals + Ranches Walking Tour.

Friday, 2:00p - 5:30p

We all know the story of Boulder City as a company town that housed the workers at the Hoover Dam, and some of us may have even driven around this lovely hamlet peering out our car windows at these early 20th century bungalows. But wouldn't you like to go inside these homes? We can help with that. Spend Friday afternoon perusing the interiors and exteriors of six of the homes from the beginnings of Boulder City. Learn the stories and experience this amazing piece of our national history.

Click here to purchase tickets to the Vintage Boulder City Home Tour.

Friday, 6:00p - 9:00p

You don't want to miss this! The first ever Vintage Vegas Modernism Preview Party benefiting Home + History! Get a sneak peek at amazing vintage and new modernist furnishings and decor. We are sure you will find something you can't live without and thank goodness you don't have to! Have a glass of wine, nosh on some fab appetizers, enjoy the entertainment, and purchase some beautiful pieces for your home before anyone else.

Click here to purchase tickets for the Preview Party.

Friday, 8:00p - 10:00p

Explore the history of Las Vegas through Neon! This exclusive tour will walk you through the history of Vegas, design, and neon, ending with Brilliant, a spectacular display of sight and sound.

Click here to purchase tickets for Night at the Neon Museum.

Saturday, April 27

Saturday, 9:00a - 11:30a

Would you like the full view of Las Vegas? The Mid-Mod Mix Up bus tour will take you through a series of neighborhoods showcasing the broad range of residential architecture and intriguing stories that go with them from a panorama view bus. Step back into Vegas' heyday as you tour these neighborhoods and even visit the interiors of select homes.

Click here to purchase tickets for Mid-Mod Mix Up Bus Tour.

 

Saturday, 9:00a - 11:30a

Cycle through celebrity homes of the past and present from one of RTC's new downtown bike share locations! This 2-hour guided bike tour will take you through two vintage Vegas neighborhoods, exploring the chic mid-century architecture and the glamorous lives of the residents who lived there.

Registrants must know how to ride a bike to participate. 

Click here to purchase tickets for the Seeing Stars Bicycle Tour.

 

Saturday, 9:30a - 11:30a

Take a stroll through Las Vegas’ first local historic district and see the homes of some of Las Vegas’ early pioneers and influencers. This 2-hour guided walking tour weaves through time, featuring popular styles of residential architecture from the 1930s – 1950s.

Click here to purchase tickets to the Revivals + Ranches Walking Tour.

Saturday, 10:00a - 7:00p

This show will feature 40 premier decorative and fine arts dealers across the U.S. presenting vintage modern furniture, decor, art and jewelry reflecting all design movements of the 20th century and especially emphasizing mid-century modern design and lifestyle. For additional show information including exhibitor list, please visit us at vegasmodernism.com.

Click here to purchase tickets for the Show + Sale.

Saturday, 11:00a - 1:00p

Stroll through time at the Clark County Museum Heritage Street complete with a picnic lunch! The museum is a 30-acre site that features a modern exhibit hall with a timeline exhibit about southern Nevada from pre-historic to modern times and a collection of restored historic buildings that depict daily life from different decades in Las Vegas, Boulder City, Henderson and Goldfield. Truly a step back in time!

Portion of ticket price shared with the Clark County Museum Guild.

Click here to purchase tickets for the Heritage Street Picnic. 

Saturday 12:00p - 1:00p

Get a rare glimpse into the life and legacy of the mid-century master Hugh Taylor. Come and peruse several of his designs, listen to a brief talk, and speak with our executive director about Las Vegas's master of residential mid-century architecture.

Click here for tickets to Curating Hugh.

Saturday, 12:30p - 3:00p

Ride in a panorama view bus for a guided tour of institutional architecture throughout Las Vegas. This tour features churches, schools, banks, and other civic institutions from the early and mid 20th-century. The 2.5-hour tour includes an inside look into one of Las Vegas' beautifully preserved mid-century churches. 

Click here to purchase tickets for the Institutionally Modern Bus Tour.

Saturday, 1:30p - 3:30p

Need a chance to get off your feet and relax? Join Nevada Preservation for a viewing of William Krisel, Architect with an brief talk on the impact of Krisel's work in Nevada. Well-known for his work in California, less is known about Palmer and Krisel's importance to Midcentury Las Vegas, in particular, the modernist enclave of Paradise Palms. Grab some popcorn and spend a little down time with some beyond dreamy architecture!

Click here to register for tickets to William Krisel, Architect Film + Discussion

Saturday, 2:00p - 4:00p

This newly registered Las Vegas Historic District was once home to some of Las Vegas' most chic and fabulous. The 90-minute guided tour weaves through four residential tracts, showcasing custom and tract home design in Midcentury Las Vegas. Take a look behind-the-scenes into the private neighborhood of Vegas' past showgirls, entertainers, bankers, and wealthy casino moguls!

Click here to purchase tickets for the Chic + Fabulous Walking Tour.

Saturday, 3:00p - 6:00p

Charles Phoenix at the Liberace Mansion! What could be more fabulous?!?

Retro, mid-century time travel slide show performance by Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix, celebrating 50s & 60s Sin City plus full access to stroll around the Liberace Mansion.

With his keen expertise, unbridled enthusiasm, and eagle-eye for unique detail, Charles shares never seen before, spectacular Kodachrome color slides taken by tourists visiting Vegas when the Sands, Stardust and Silver Slipper were superstars of the strip.

Click here to purchase tickets for the Charles Phoenix: Las Vegasland.

Saturday, 6:00p - 8:00p

Back by popular demand!  Sunset, Neon, and Cocktails. Famed Las Vegas urbanist Richard Hooker leads the “Magic Hour,” a twilight, 1.5-hour walking tour through Fremont Street, guiding attendees through an outdoor museum of historic neon signs and Vegas relics. The tour begins  with a complimentary cocktail at the historic El Cortez  (of Bugsy Siegel fame) in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas. What could be cooler?!?

Click here to purchase tickets for the Magic Hour Walking Tour.

 

Saturday, 7:00p - 10:00p

A truly exclusive experience to see a bit of Old Las Vegas history! First Soak up the fabulous 360 degree view of glittering downtown with the dramatic mountain back drop from the tallest pool deck in Las Vegas at Binion’s.
Sip cocktails, enjoy appetizers and desserts prepared by Binion’s acclaimed Chef.

Through the night, we will be conducting “backstage” tours of the hidden parts of Binion’s, including old sections of the Mint Hotel and the Hotel Apache. See the secret escape route for cash skimmers, the hidden count room, a recreated 1930’s room and one of the haunted hotel rooms.

Click here to purchase tickets for the Martini Tour: Backstage at Binion's

Saturday, 8:00p - 10:00p

Explore the history of Las Vegas through Neon! This exclusive tour will walk you through the history of Vegas, design, and neon, ending with Brilliant, a spectacular display of sight and sound.

Click here to purchase tickets for Night at the Neon Museum.

Sunday, April 28

Sunday, 9:30a - 11:30a

This newly registered Las Vegas Historic District was once home to some of Las Vegas' most chic and fabulous. The 90-minute guided tour weaves through four residential tracts, showcasing custom and tract home design in Midcentury Las Vegas. Take a look behind-the-scenes into the private neighborhood of Vegas' past showgirls, entertainers, bankers, and wealthy casino moguls!

Click here to purchase tickets to the Chic + Fabulous Walking Tour.

Sunday, 9:30a - 12:00p

Cycle through celebrity homes of the past and present from one of RTC's new downtown bike share locations! This 2-hour guided bike tour will take you through two vintage Vegas neighborhoods, exploring the chic mid-century architecture and the glamorous lives of the residents who lived there.

Registrants must know how to ride a bike to participate. 

Click here to purchase tickets for the Seeing Stars Bicycle Tour.

Sunday, 10:00a - 7:00p

This show will feature 40 premier decorative and fine arts dealers across the U.S. presenting vintage modern furniture, decor, art and jewelry reflecting all design movements of the 20th century and especially emphasizing mid-century modern design and lifestyle. For additional show information including exhibitor list, please visit us at vegasmodernism.com.

Click here to purchase tickets for the Show + Sale

Sunday, 11:00a - 12:30p

Wake up with a healthy breakfast of coffee and color to kick off the final day of Home + History!

Join Dunn Edwards’ color expert and stylist Sara McLean as she takes us through the history of color, with a focus on trendy hues that were popular in mid-century desert communities like Las Vegas. A pop of color paired with complimentary coffee and pastries is just what you need to start off your day.

 

Click here for tickets to Coffee and Color with Dunn Edwards.

Sunday 12:00p - 5:30p
Drive-yourself 4-hour tour, multiple start times

Spend a lovely spring afternoon touring through a collection amazing Midcentury modern homes. Ranging from original and restored to modernized and renovated, this self-driven home tour provides you access inside and out of some of the beautiful and unique homes of vintage Vegas. From Midcentury modest to the magnificent and modern, you won't want to miss this signature of event of the weekend.

Click here to purchase tickets for the Vintage Vegas Home Tour.

Sunday, 6:00p - 7:30p

Back by popular demand!  Famed Las Vegas urbanist Richard Hooker leads the “Magic Hour,” a twilight, 1.5-hour walking tour through Fremont Street, guiding attendees through an outdoor museum of historic neon signs and Vegas relics. The tour begins  with a complimentary cocktail at the historic El Cortez  (of Bugsy Siegel fame) in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas. What could be more cool?!?

Click here to purchase tickets for The Magic Hour Walking Tour

Sunday, 6:00p - 8:00p

Just don't want to let Home + History end? Neither do we! Send the weekend out with a bang with some after party cocktails, appetizers, and socializing at the oldest Steakhouse in town!  The evening will feature the Aviation, a specialty cocktail made from locally batched moonshine, and Frank Sinatra memorabillia. The Golden Steer is Las Vegas History!

If you really want to do Vegas right, make dinner reservation at the Golden Steer Steakhouse. For reservations use OpenTable.com or call 702-384-4470. Use a rotary phone? Call DUnes 4-4470!

Click here to register for the Home + History After Party.

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