LAS VEGAS THEN AND NOW PEOPLE AND PLACES

LAS VEGAS THEN AND NOW PEOPLE AND PLACES

Hardback

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Description

Using archive photos and vintage color postcards, and photographing the same site today, Las Vegas: Then and Now: People and Places charts the rise and demise of the classic casinos on the strip; El Rancho Vegas, the Desert Inn, the Stardust, New Frontier, the Sands, Showboat, and the Dunes. It looks at the gambling halls enclosed on Fremont Street, the flying-saucer-shaped Convention Center, the famous failures such as the Moulin Rouge and Howard Hughes' futuristic Landmark Hotel, together with the enduring successes such as the El Cortez and the Little Chapel of the West. Also includes: The Riviera, Caesar's Palace, Tropicana, Circus Circus, The Mint, Flamingo, Aladdin, Imperial City, Sahara, Hacienda, Westward Ho!, Castaways, Lady Luck, Boardwalk, Elvis-a-rama, and the Star Trek Museum.

About Author

Karl Mondon's extensive photography credits include Chicago from the Air: Then and Now, LA from the Air: Then and Now, East Bay: Then and Now, Seattle: Then and Now, Las Vegas: Then and Now, and San Francisco: Then and Now. He lives in San Francisco.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781911595144
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9781911595144
  • ISBN10: 1911595148

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