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Sahara Hotel & Casino

Photos & Links: Photo 1
Location:
2535 Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV
Alternate Name(s):
  • Club Bingo
Architect(s):
Extra Note: Sahara
Previously: Club Bingo (1947-1952)
1952* Opened (architect: Max Meltzmann (Original Low-Rise))
2535 Las Vegas Blvd.
1959 Tower (architect, Martin Stern, Jr)
1960 Expansion/Renovation of Casino and Restaurants (architect, Martin Stern, Jr)
1961 Merged with Del Webb Corp(architect, Martin Stern, Jr)
1963 Tower Addition (architect, Martin Stern, Jr)
1967 Convention Center Addition (architect, Martin Stern, Jr)
1977 Hi-Rise Addition (architect, Martin Stern, Jr)
1979 Room Addition (architect, Martin Stern, Jr)
1982 Sold to Paul & Sue Lowden for $50 M
1988 Tower Addition: 26-Story Tower
1995 Sold to William Bennett
1996 Renovation
1999 Renovation & Speedworld Addition
2007 Sold to SBE Entertainment Group and Stockbridge Real Estate Funds by Gordon Gaming. Extensive plans to renovate and reviatlize the property. (Aug. 1 2007)

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.

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