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Boardwalk Hotel and Casino

Photos & Links: Photo 1 Photo 2
3750 Las Vegas Blvd. S
Las Vegas, NV
Purpose(s): Demolition
Constructed: 1968
Opened: 1994
Theme: Coney Island
Other Size Measure: 8 acres
Owners: Independently Owned 1969 - 1994 (Holiday Inn)
Boardwalk Casino, Inc. 1994 - 1997 (Boardwalk, Name Change)
MGM Mirage 1997 - Demolition
Description: 200-room hotel casino
16-story, 450-room tower
Extra Note: “Boardwalk Hotel and Casino.” Emporis. 2004. [Online]. Available: Accessed February 8, 2005.

"Boardwalk Implosion." Las Vegas Review-Journal. 9 May 2006. [Online]. Available: Access May 9, 2006.

Gurzinski, John. "Photos: Thunder The Boardwalk." Las Vegas Review-Journal. 10 May 2006. [Online]. Available: Access May 11, 2006.

Harris, Bill. "Building Nevada :Featuring Nevada's Building Industry Leaders." 1st ed. Newport Beach, CA: Landmark Books, 2007: 9. UNLV Arch Bk Stks HD9715.25.U63 N34 2007.

Jones, Chris. "Boardwalk slated to clase Jan. 9 to make room for Project CityCenter." Las Vegas Review-Journal. 19 Oct 2005. [Online]. Accessed October 19, 2005.

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

“The List: Casinos.” Las Vegas Business Press. October 3, 2005. 20-21.

1969* Opened
1994 Changed Name to Holiday Inn / Boardwalk
2004 Proposed $7.9 B Merger with Mandalay Resort Group
2005 Merger Complete
Closed January 9, 2006
2006 May 9 - Imploded