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Desert Inn Hotel

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3145 Las Vegas Blvd. S
Las Vegas, NV
Extra Note: “Desert Inn Hotel & Casino.” Emporis. 2004. [Online]. Available: Accessed February 21, 2005.

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.

Hess, Alan. "Viva Las Vegas: After-Hours Architecture." San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 993, 46, 75, 97.

1950* Opened
1952 Golf Course Opened
1963 St. Andrews Tower Addition
1964 Sold to Moe Dalitz and "Others"
1967 Sold to Howard Hughes
1978 Augusta Tower Addition
1988 Sold to Kirk Kerkorian for $167 M
1993 Sold to ITT / Sheraton for $160 M
1997 Renovation
1998 Sold to Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc
2000 Sold to Steve Wynn for $270 M
2001 Closed in August and Augusta Tower Imploded in October
2004 Palms and St. Andrew's Towers Imploded