Vegas Modern by Peter Moruzzi

09/12/2020 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM PT

Category

Lecture/Program

Admission

  • $10.00

Location

Virtual Event

Description

Join Mid-Century celebrity author Peter Moruzzi for a fascinating VIRTUAL presentation based on his new book “Greetings from Las Vegas.” Enjoy a visual feast of remarkable photographs, renderings, and promotional materials of Modernist Las Vegas from the 1940s through the 1970s.

About the Author:

In 2013, Peter wrote the nomination placing the El Cortez Hotel and Casino in the National Register of Historic Places.  The following year, he co-authored the Huntridge Neighborhood Historic Resources Survey for the City of Las Vegas.

Moruzzi graduated from the University of California at Berkeley, and later attended the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. He is a long-time preservationist who chaired the Los Angeles Conservancy’s Modern Committee, then, in 1999, became the founding president of the Palm Springs Modern Committee. He has authored six pictorial history books covering Havana, Palm Springs, Los Angeles, and now Las Vegas.

Virtual Meeting Access - Live slide presentation by Peter Moruzzi. 

Book signing - Pay via PayPal to petermoruzzi@gmail.com where, in the Notes section, enter your mailing address, if you want it signed, and/or want it dedicated to you (or someone else).  Peter will sign, package, and mail the book to you. $30 cover price + $8.40 priority shipping.

Added Bonus! 2020 Vegas Modern ticket holders will receive a printed copy of The Best of Home + History as a keepsake sent to your home address to enjoy.

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