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2016 News

November 17 - East valley neighborhood designated by Las Vegas City Council as historic

“My husband and I fell in love with this neighborhood six years ago,” said Poly Schmitt. “We thought it would be amazing to live in the heart of the city. It just felt magical. We have the Stratosphere practically in our backyard. We get to watch the fireworks.”

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October 14 - Las Vegas' storied Beverly Green neighborhood makes history

"In the 1950s and ‘60s, Beverly Green was one of the most coveted neighborhoods in Las Vegas. The houses there were designed by prominent architects, built by well-known builders, and occupied by notable people."

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August 15 - Home sweet history: Preservationists focus on old Vegas neighborhoods

las-vegas-sun-logo“Just as libraries and walkable markets improve residents’ lives, so does meaningful architecture, she [Christina Morris of the National Trust] said. Buildings, structures and neighborhoods can evoke emotional responses, usually due to the history they embody. So preservation goes hand in hand with quality of life.”

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August 14 - Beverly Green neighborhood looks to its past for its future


“In a city known for perpetual reinvention, one Las Vegas neighborhood is embracing its storied past and taking steps to preserve it.”

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June 20 - Inside Las Vegas casino legend Jackie Gaughan’s penthouse apartment at the El Cortez

"The El Cortez is the oldest continuously operating hotel and casino in Las Vegas — it’s on the National Register of Historic Places — and up at the top: the penthouse apartment of the late Jackie Gaughan — a Las Vegas legend and owner of the El Cortez since 1963."

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May 16 - Retro cool

“Spread across two neighborhoods, downtown and Paradise Palms, the 10 homes showed a range of approaches to restoration — from a gut remodel to a condo that appeared unchanged since the Atomic Age, complete with a General Electric push-button cooktop and “I Love Lucy”-style twin beds.”

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March 24 - More historic neighborhoods in sight for Las Vegas

"Some people don’t think Las Vegas has any real history it likes to keep around – just look at how many casinos have literally gone up in smoke to make way for the next new thing."

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February 23 - Making it home: Urban renewal in central and downtown Las Vegas

“People think getting a historic designation is just a touchy-feely thing, but there are good economic reasons for doing so, too,” says Swank.

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January 8 - Why Paradise Palms real estate is hotter than ever

"For residents of Las Vegas’s inner-east-side Paradise Palms, the seemingly endless swell of attention for their neighborhood is perfectly justified. The community’s space-age swank is in high demand, synonymous as it is with the romanticized heyday of the city."

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