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

Sands Hotel

3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S
Las Vegas, NV
Extra Note: 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.

Miille, Margaret Ann. “In Depth: Las Vegas History: Leisure King: Book documents career of pioneering, but largely forgotten, Western architect.” Las Vegas Review-Journal. 29 April 2007. [Online]. Available:<>. Accessed May 8, 2007.

"The History of Gambling - Visionary Backgrounds: Wayne McAllister." Online Casino Guide. 2003. [Online]. Available Accessed on October 27, 2003.

1952* Opened 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S
1967 Sold to Howard Hughes for $14.6 M, High Rise Tower Addition & Casino Expansion
1981 Sold to Inns of Americas for $85 M
1983 Summa Regains Control After Inns of Americas Defaults on Payments
1988 Sold to Kirk Kerkorian for $167 M
1988 Sold to Sheldon Adelson & The Interface Group for $110
1992 Renovation
1996 Implosion

Sands Hotel Expansions: Las Vegas, NV.Martin Stern, Jr.
UNLV Special Collections holds: “Emerald Room Expansion” and “Garden Room Expansion”. Architectural, structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing. December 1966 & January 1967 SPC(T) 66

Sands Hotel Kitchen Expansion: Las Vegas, NV. Martin Stern, Jr.
UNLV Special Collections holds: kitchen expansion. Architectural, structural, mechanical, plumbing, electrical. August 1967 SPC(T) 65

Sands Hotel Café LaRue: Las Vegas, NV. Martin Stern, Jr. in conjunction with Wayne McAllister, Arch.UNLV Special Collections holds: additions & alterations, Café LaRue structural. 12 sheet masters, 4 sheets by Wayne McAllister, Architect. March 1952 SPC(T) 67

Sands Hotel Tower: Las Vegas, NV 3355 Las Vegas Blvd.
Martin Stern, Jr., and Associates (Architect)
“Sands Hotel Tower.” Emporis. 2004. [Online]. Available: Accessed February 13, 2005.

UNLV Libraries Special Collections. "Guide to the Sands Hotel Collection." (09 July 2007)
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