Posts tagged as: La Concha

Neon Museum’s La Concha Visitor’s Center one for the history books

Neon Museum’s La Concha Visitor’s Center one for the history books

Something old gets a new title. The retro La Concha visitor’s center at the Neon Museum has just been added to the Nevada State Register of Historic Places. No offense to those born before the ’60s but in Vegas years, this building is downright antique. Built in 1961, this former motel lobby was disassembled and […]

Free lecture showcases architect behind famous Las Vegas lobby

Free lecture showcases architect behind famous Las Vegas lobby

If you’ve ever pondered the curious shell-shaped building that serves as the Neon Museum’s visitor center, now’s your chance to learn more. Museum Scholar in Residence Dr. Leslie Luebbers will talk in depth about the La Concha Motel lobby’s architect, the late Paul Revere Williams, during a free lecture in honor of African-American History month at 7 […]

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