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  • Construction The Cosmopolitan’s design team is led by Friedmutter Group as executive architect, with Arquitectonica as the design architect for the building’s themed exterior. The building is engineered by DeSimone […]

    The Cosmopolitan – History

    Construction The Cosmopolitan’s design team is led by Friedmutter Group as executive architect, with Arquitectonica as the design architect for the building’s themed exterior. The building is engineered by DeSimone […]

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  • Beginning in 2003 and continuing into 2004 there were significant discussions about the construction of the proposed towers. While other aspects of the design were issues, such as the traffic […]

    Red Rock Resort – History

    Beginning in 2003 and continuing into 2004 there were significant discussions about the construction of the proposed towers. While other aspects of the design were issues, such as the traffic […]

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  • The Las Vegas Club installed the first neon sign on a casino in 1930. It was only the second such sign in the city. The Las Vegas Club used to […]

    Las Vegas Club – History

    The Las Vegas Club installed the first neon sign on a casino in 1930. It was only the second such sign in the city. The Las Vegas Club used to […]

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  • Construction began on November 16, 1964, opening in 1966. The casino is named after the builder Ben Goffstein’s four daughters, Faith, Hope, Benita, and Michele. It originally contained only 120 […]

    Four Queens – History

    Construction began on November 16, 1964, opening in 1966. The casino is named after the builder Ben Goffstein’s four daughters, Faith, Hope, Benita, and Michele. It originally contained only 120 […]

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  • The Fremont hotel is located on 200 Fremont Street. It was designed by architect Wayne McAllister and opened on May 18, 1956 as the tallest building in the state of […]

    Fremont – History

    The Fremont hotel is located on 200 Fremont Street. It was designed by architect Wayne McAllister and opened on May 18, 1956 as the tallest building in the state of […]

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  • In 1979, Fitzgeralds opened as the Sundance Hotel and took on its current name in 1987. Barden Nevada Gaming LLC acquired three Fitzgerald Properties in Dec 2001, and the hotel […]

    Fitzgeralds – History

    In 1979, Fitzgeralds opened as the Sundance Hotel and took on its current name in 1987. Barden Nevada Gaming LLC acquired three Fitzgerald Properties in Dec 2001, and the hotel […]

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  • It opened in 1906 as the Hotel Nevada. In 1907 it was assigned Las Vegas’ first telephone with the number 1. In 1931, with gambling being re-legalized in Nevada, the […]

    Golden Gate – History

    It opened in 1906 as the Hotel Nevada. In 1907 it was assigned Las Vegas’ first telephone with the number 1. In 1931, with gambling being re-legalized in Nevada, the […]

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  • As of February 27, 2006, the project had been under construction for over a year. Most of that time was spent digging the 4-story-deep hole to put in the underground […]

    The Palazzo – History

    As of February 27, 2006, the project had been under construction for over a year. Most of that time was spent digging the 4-story-deep hole to put in the underground […]

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  • The project was announced in 2004 as a joint project between Donald J. Trump, Brett J. Plant, Phil Ruffin and Jack Wishna. The project was designed by Bergman, Walls & […]

    Trump – History

    The project was announced in 2004 as a joint project between Donald J. Trump, Brett J. Plant, Phil Ruffin and Jack Wishna. The project was designed by Bergman, Walls & […]

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  • On April 28, 2006, Wynn Las Vegas celebrated its one-year anniversary by breaking ground on a second hotel tower. Initially named the Encore Suites at Wynn Las Vegas, the 2,034 […]

    Encore – History

    On April 28, 2006, Wynn Las Vegas celebrated its one-year anniversary by breaking ground on a second hotel tower. Initially named the Encore Suites at Wynn Las Vegas, the 2,034 […]

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  • The building opened in 1973 as the Holiday Casino. The front of the building was a steamboat motif. This caused some to confuse this casino with the off strip Showboat. […]

    Harrah’s Las Vegas – History

    The building opened in 1973 as the Holiday Casino. The front of the building was a steamboat motif. This caused some to confuse this casino with the off strip Showboat. […]

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  • This 198-room casino-hotel was built by Michael Gaughan, opening in March 1979 at a cost of $11.5 million. Over time, this property, along with others owned by Gaughan would become […]

    Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall and Saloon – History

    This 198-room casino-hotel was built by Michael Gaughan, opening in March 1979 at a cost of $11.5 million. Over time, this property, along with others owned by Gaughan would become […]

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  • On December 20, 2003, MGM Resorts International and Turnberry Associates announced the formation of a partnership to build a luxury condo hotel, stating that they would build up to six […]

    The Signature at MGM Grand – History

    On December 20, 2003, MGM Resorts International and Turnberry Associates announced the formation of a partnership to build a luxury condo hotel, stating that they would build up to six […]

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  • When the tower opened in 2003, it offered the largest standard suites in Las Vegas. In 2006, the lettering at the top of the tower changed to “THEhotel” to distinguish […]

    THEhotel at Mandalay Bay – History

    When the tower opened in 2003, it offered the largest standard suites in Las Vegas. In 2006, the lettering at the top of the tower changed to “THEhotel” to distinguish […]

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  • Treasure Island was opened by Mirage Resorts in 1993 under the direction of Steve Wynn at a cost of US$450 million. It was designed by architect Joel Bergman. The initial […]

    Treasure Island – History

    Treasure Island was opened by Mirage Resorts in 1993 under the direction of Steve Wynn at a cost of US$450 million. It was designed by architect Joel Bergman. The initial […]

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  • The original building, with the Garden room wings, was built in 1957. The Paradise Tower, consisting of 22 floors of guest rooms and suites, was built in 1979 as the […]

    Tropicana – History

    The original building, with the Garden room wings, was built in 1957. The Paradise Tower, consisting of 22 floors of guest rooms and suites, was built in 1979 as the […]

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  • Construction and opening Ground was broken for the hotel in March 1995. It was originally known as the “Grand Victoria”. The palatial style was a reminiscent of the Belle Epoque, […]

    Monte Carlo – History

    Construction and opening Ground was broken for the hotel in March 1995. It was originally known as the “Grand Victoria”. The palatial style was a reminiscent of the Belle Epoque, […]

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  • The Riviera opened on April 20, 1955 as the first high-rise and the ninth resort on the Las Vegas Strip. The Riviera is one of the oldest and most famous […]

    Riviera – History

    The Riviera opened on April 20, 1955 as the first high-rise and the ninth resort on the Las Vegas Strip. The Riviera is one of the oldest and most famous […]

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  • Excalibur opened on June 19, 1990 and was originally built by Circus Circus Enterprises, which was purchased in 2005 by MGM Resorts International. When it opened, Excalibur was the largest […]

    Excalibur – History

    Excalibur opened on June 19, 1990 and was originally built by Circus Circus Enterprises, which was purchased in 2005 by MGM Resorts International. When it opened, Excalibur was the largest […]

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  • History Circus Circus was opened on October 18, 1968 by Jay Sarno, becoming the flagship casino for Circus Circus Enterprises. At its opening, the $15 million facility only included a […]

    Circus Circus – History

    History Circus Circus was opened on October 18, 1968 by Jay Sarno, becoming the flagship casino for Circus Circus Enterprises. At its opening, the $15 million facility only included a […]

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  • History [singlepic id=369 w=320 h=240 float=left]The Golden Nugget was originally built in 1946, making it one of the oldest casinos in the city. Steve Wynn bought a stake in the […]

    Golden Nugget – History

    History [singlepic id=369 w=320 h=240 float=left]The Golden Nugget was originally built in 1946, making it one of the oldest casinos in the city. Steve Wynn bought a stake in the […]

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  • History The Rio opened on January 15, 1990 as a locals casino; it had been constructed and was owned and operated by Marnell Corrao Associates. The opening acts were the […]

    Rio Las Vegas – History

    History The Rio opened on January 15, 1990 as a locals casino; it had been constructed and was owned and operated by Marnell Corrao Associates. The opening acts were the […]

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  • History The hotel was built in 1973 opening as a Howard Johnson Hotel. After several ownership changes, it became the Hôtel San Rémo in 1989 and featured an Italian Riviera […]

    Hooters – History

    History The hotel was built in 1973 opening as a Howard Johnson Hotel. After several ownership changes, it became the Hôtel San Rémo in 1989 and featured an Italian Riviera […]

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  • The exterior was designed by Rafael Vinoly of RV Architecture LLC. The interior planning, architecture and design was by BBGM’s New York office under Tony Machado’s lead. Janie Horas was […]

    Vdara – History

    The exterior was designed by Rafael Vinoly of RV Architecture LLC. The interior planning, architecture and design was by BBGM’s New York office under Tony Machado’s lead. Janie Horas was […]

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  • History Aria was conceived by MGM Mirage (now MGM Resorts International) as part of the broader CityCenter development project, which was announced on November 10, 2004. The Architectural design of […]

    Aria – History

    History Aria was conceived by MGM Mirage (now MGM Resorts International) as part of the broader CityCenter development project, which was announced on November 10, 2004. The Architectural design of […]

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  • History In the early 1990s, The Stratosphere was conceived by Bob Stupak as an addition to his Vegas World casino. At the conception of the project, one of the planned […]

    Stratosphere – History

    History In the early 1990s, The Stratosphere was conceived by Bob Stupak as an addition to his Vegas World casino. At the conception of the project, one of the planned […]

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  • History The resort is flanked by the Mandalay Bay to the south and by the Excalibur to the north; all three are connected by free express and local trams. All […]

    Luxor – History

    History The resort is flanked by the Mandalay Bay to the south and by the Excalibur to the north; all three are connected by free express and local trams. All […]

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