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UNLV Libraries Main Page -> Architecture Studies Library -> Las Vegas Guides and Collections -> Las Vegas Architects and Buildings Database -> Projects

El Rancho Vegas

Location:
2500 Las Vegas Blvd. S
Las Vegas, NV
Alternate Name(s):
  • Hotel El Rancho Vegas
Other Size Measure: The hotel had 63 rooms at the start, which was a large number of rooms for the day.
Architect(s):
Owners: Thomas Hull, later Wilbur Clark
URL (bibliographic): http://gaming.unlv.edu/ElRanchoVegas/story.html
Extra Note: 1941* Opened
2500 Las Vegas Blvd. S Architect: Wayne McAllister
1947 Sold to Beldon Katleman and Additions
1960 Burned Down, existed as a Vacant Lot until
in 2001, part of the vacant lot was purchased by the Hilton Hotels Corporation to build a timeshare, which opened in 2004.


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