I am trying to get any available information/information resources on the Fleur De Lis Villas apartments, which have a 3501 Maryland Parkway address, although they are now a block west of Mpkwy behind the strip mall across from the Boulevard Mall, on Dumont (ave?/street?). All I have found out, from a long-time resident, is that they were built in 1962, and have what I consider to be some great classic mid-century architectural and interior elements. Said resident said she hadn't found out any info on the architect(s). ALL/ANY INFO APPRECIATED!
November 15, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBruce
I don't know who the architect was/is; however, I remember going to view the Fleur de Lis Villas with a boyfriend, Larry Dee Snyder, in 1966, and we thought they were just about the most elegant and upscale apartments we had ever seen. Truly special and beautiful. All with its own wood burning fireplace, washer and dryer, dishwasher, balcony, and the like! I was a 16-year-old and quite impressionable. Nonetheless, when I was a 26-year-old and married, my husband, Dean Ely, and I moved into Villa 89 and spent the next glorious five years living at the Fleur de Lis. It was still pretty grand at that time and, boy, did I think I was just "right up town!" I remember great times at the round shaped south pool with my friends, a drink in one hand and a joint in the other. Those were great days when LV was a very fun place to live. I understand the Fleur de Lis has truly fallen on hard times of late. Pity.
November 27, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterLaura Ely
These were recently bought by someone and have now been rename skyline villas. They're being face lifted and modernized inside but not very professionally and not very well cleaned up. After moving in and being in two different units for about a month now we haven't yet unpacked because there are cleanliness, pest, and repair issues galore. The historical charm and history to these places itself keep us here instead of breaking our rental lease. Some of the units have been (in my opinion semi ruined) with the colored glass blocks being painted over inside the units. Such a shame! The unit we are in now still has the colored glass blocks inside and out and most of the original windows etc though some are broken (the handles to the windows are old turn-style hinged fold out window handles and some seem to be missing or need to be replaced.) most windows are in need of new weather stripping (thank god Vegas doesn't get much rain or this could be very problematic!) the inside paint job has been done quite sloppily with some paint actually on the glass colored window blocks which makes them look a little trashed and dirty. I hope all of these repair and surface issues as interior structural issues and pest issues get resolved so we can continue living here and be happy. They are very cute and have a lot of potential.
April 25, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterJl