Casino king’s Tahoe villa where the Rat Pack partied is on the market for $25 million

~ Real Estate ~ History ~ Location ~ what more do you need?! Casino king William Harrah built a sprawling estate on the east shore of Lake Tahoe in 1963 to entertain his celebrity friends. The likes of Judy Garland, Sammy Davis Junior, Frank Sinatra and the rest of the Rat Pack used a secret … Continue reading Casino king’s Tahoe villa where the Rat Pack partied is on the market for $25 million

Restoration Projects with a big Payoff?

~ have time, patience, money or all 3? take a look at these! ~ 10 abandoned mansions around the world that likely used to be worth millions When they were built, these lavish homes were likely worth today's equivalent of millions of dollars. Now, they're falling apart. From a villa that's been sitting empty for … Continue reading Restoration Projects with a big Payoff?

This Map Shows The Literal Meaning Of Every State Name

~ love this! ~ This Map Shows The Literal Meaning Of Every State Name Do you know what your state's name means?  

Can Riverside’s Harada House, a civil rights landmark, be saved?

Can Riverside’s Harada House, a civil rights landmark, be saved?   By Alicia Robinson | arobinson@scng.com | The Press-Enterprise PUBLISHED: May 6, 2017 at 6:00 am | UPDATED: May 7, 2017 at 11:35 am The Japanese-American Harada family fought hard to keep their home. First, white neighbors pressured them to move from the downtown Riverside … Continue reading Can Riverside’s Harada House, a civil rights landmark, be saved?

These 5 historic properties are on sale for less than $250,000

These 5 historic properties are on sale for less than $250,000 Melody Hahm Reporter Yahoo FinanceJanuary 5, 2017 ~ How fun! ~ Castle House in Martinsville, Virginia More When you think of historic properties, you immediately assume they’ll cost a pretty penny. But you don’t need to be a baller to buy a historic home, … Continue reading These 5 historic properties are on sale for less than $250,000

Riverside Project Wins Governor’s Award for Historic Preservation

Riverside Project Wins Governor’s Award for Historic Preservation By Staff - October 20, 2016 0 130 ‘Home Front at Camp Anza’ Brings New Life to Old Officers Club RIVERSIDE, Calif. – The State of California will bestow its highest honor to Home Front at Camp Anza, a unique project that reinvented a dilapidated old Army … Continue reading Riverside Project Wins Governor’s Award for Historic Preservation

Where are Riverside’s landmarks? New book unveils the answer

Where are Riverside's landmarks? New book unveils the answer Riverside’s historic spots are featured in a new book produced by the city. Erin Gettis, Riverside's historic preservation officer, stands in front of old Santa Fe Depot, a city landmark featured in a new coffee table book. KURT MILLER, THE PRESS-ENTERPRISE, SCNG When most people think … Continue reading Where are Riverside’s landmarks? New book unveils the answer