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Frontier Hotel & Casino

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3120 Las Vegas Blvd. S
Las Vegas, NV
Alternate Name(s):
  • New Frontier
Purpose(s): Demolition
Other Size Measure: 34.5 acres
Owners: The site where the New Frontier once stood is now owned by Elad IDB Las Vegas
Extra Note: Frontier
3120 Las Vegas Blvd. .S
Original owner: R.E. Griffith
Architect: Rissman & Rissman Architects

1942 opened under the name "Last Frontier" with 105 rooms
1967 opened under new name "Frontier"27
1967 Sold to Howard Hughes
1969 Tower Addition
1988 Sold to Margaret Elardi
1990 The Atrium tower was added
1998 Sold to Phil Ruffin & Renamed New Frontier
2007 Permanently closed for demolition. July 16 12:01 AM
2007 Implosion scheduled for Nov. 13, 2007 2:30 AM

Harris, Bill. "Building Nevada :Featuring Nevada's Building Industry Leaders." 1st ed. Newport Beach, CA: Landmark Books, 2007. UNLV Arch Bk Stks HD9715.25.U63 N34 2007.

Knightly, Arnold M. "New Frontier Finale." Las Vegas Review-Journal. 14 November 2007. [Online]. Available: <>. Accessed May 28, 2008.

Simpson, Jeff. "Evolution of the Las vegas Strip." Urban Land. September 2007: 105-107.
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