Modernism

702-877-3000

1216 South Main Street, Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Retro mid-century apparel If retro, rockabilly and pin-up is your thing, then Rockin’ Bettie is the store for you.Read more…

5100 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Mid-century vintage signs Few signs in the world are as immediately recognizable and iconic as the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign. Located on the median at 5100 S.Read more…

Various Locations, Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Mid-century/googie buildings When defining the wacky architectural stylings of Googie, just think The Jetsons meets modernist coffee shop! In fact, the word Googie comes from the original 1949 John Launter designed…Read more…

4505 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Mid-century/brutalist buildings The tallest building at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus is also it’s most interesting.Read more…

702-387-6366

770 Las Vegas Boulevard North, Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Mid-century/googie buildings Currently pulling double duty as a Visitors Center and the gateway through which guests can enter the Neon Museum’s “boneyard,” the La Concha Visitors Center started out as…Read more…

3450 South Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Mid-century modern buildings Designed by Charles Luckman & Associates, the Sears building at the north end of the Boulevard Mall is the last vestige of the original late 1960s single-storey shopping…Read more…

Various Locations, Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Mid-century modern buildings/signs In the post-war years, as more families started traveling the United States by automobile,  Las Vegas proved to be a requisite stop along their way.Read more…

Las Vegas National Golf Course, East Desert Inn Road, Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Mid-century/desert modern houses Southern California architects Dan Palmer & William Krisel, who’d successfully built hundreds of mid-century modern post & beam tract homes in Palm Springs during the 1950s & 60s,…Read more…

Various Locations, Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Mid-century/desert modern houses For a city that’s fond of bulldozing its past, Las Vegas has a surprising number of neighborhoods that have been designated “historic,” and although that doesn’t mean they’re…Read more…

821 Las Vegas Boulevard North, Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Mid-century modern buildings Originally a Mormon Church & Recreational facility before it was taken over by the city of Las Vegas in the late 1960s when it stood temporarily as City…Read more…

3111 South Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Mid-century modern buildings This simple two-story circular building acted as developer Irwin Molasky’s unique base of operations from where he oversaw the 1960s development and construction of his master-planned community,…Read more…

Various locations, Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Tiki Culture/Polynesian Pop For fans of Polynesian Pop, stepping into an authentic Tiki bar is like riding a time machine back to the 1950s or 60s, and although there’s little trace…Read more…

Various Addresses, Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Mid-century modern buildings With no less than a dozen mid-century modern buildings (including casinos, listed separately ) in the downtown area, modernists will feel like they’ve hit the jackpot.Read more…

Various Addresses, Las Vegas, NV

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Mid-century popular culture Las Vegas in the 1960s wouldn’t have been the same without Frank Sinatra and his legendary Summit performances with the Rat Pack.  Today, imitation being the sincerest form of…Read more…

302 Cathedral Way, Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Mid-century modern churches Built on land donated by “Mr. Las Vegas,” Moe Dalitz (in a bid to improve his Mob-centric image, no doubt), pioneering modernist Paul R.Read more…

Various Addresses, Las Vegas, NV

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Mid-century bank buildings Bank design in the post-war years seemed to be about inspiring optimism and consumer confidence.Read more…

Various Addresses, Las Vegas, NV

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Vintage Casinos The original Las Vegas was built around Fremont Street, downtown, and started to take off during the Great Depression (yep, that’s ironic) when casino gambling was legalized and…Read more…

Various Addresses, Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Mid-century modern buildings With the demolition of The Riviera Hotel & Casino in 2015, only four original mid-century properties remain on The Strip.Read more…

702-791-3960

1209 South Main Street, Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Vintage mid-century apparel Kind of like a vintage Ross Dress for Less, the Buffalo Exchange buys, sells and trades recycled clothing to and from fashion-backward hipsters, while also giving back…Read more…

1 Fremont Street, Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Mid-century walking tours Las Vegas has a variety of niche tours that cater to just about everyone but for our money it’s Las Vegas Pop Culture Tours that satisfies.Read more…

Sunset Park, Henderson, NV, United States

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Tiki Culture/Polynesian Pop For Tiki Culture enthusiasts this is a pilgrimage you’ll want to consider.Read more…

702-228-4783

560 South Decatur Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Vintage antiques & collectibles Routinely topping the “Best of Las Vegas” lists for Antique stores in the city, the Charleston Antique Mall is essentially a massive flea market.Read more…

1325 North Main Street, Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Mid-century modern buildings The Palm Mortuary & Cemetery dates back to the 1920s and has seven locations in southern Nevada.Read more…

702-382-9344

1219 South Main Street, Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Vintage apparel & housewares Martin’s Mart is a true “thrift store.” Nothing fancy or repurposed here, just a genuine place to find nice vintage, gently used clothing and housewares at…Read more…