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El Rancho

2755 Las Vegas Blvd. S
Las Vegas, NV
Purpose(s): Demolition
Other Size Measure: 1009 rooms, 13 stories
Owners: Ed Torres
Turnberry Associates
Extra Note: Previously known as: Thunderbird (1948-1976), Silverbird (1976-1981)
1981/1982 Opened
1982 Expansion Architect: Martin Stern, Jr.

1987 Remodel
1992 Closed
2000 sold to Turnberry Associates for $45 M
2000 Imploded

Hess, Alan. "Viva Las Vegas: After-Hours Architecture." San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1993, 26-31, 46, 73.

Yenne, Bill. "The Illustrated History of Las Vegas." Edison, NJ: Chartwell Books, Inc, 1997, 30.
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