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Flamingo Hilton Las Vegas

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3555 Las Vegas Blvd. S
Las Vegas, NV
Extra Note: “Flamingo Hilton Las Vegas.” Emporis. 2004. [Online]. Available: Accessed February 7, 2005.

“Flamingo Las Vegas Guestrooms.” Hospitality Design (2007): 152, 160.

1946* Opened
1953 Remodel
1967 Sold to Kirk Kerkorian
1968 Low-Rise Remodel
1972 Sold to Hilton Corp.
1974 Renamed Flamingo Hilton
1977 Tower Addition
1980's Addditions: 4 Towers
1998 Owner Hilton Hotels "spins off" Gaming Operations to Create Park Place Entertainment
2004 Park Place Entertainment Changes Name to Caesars Entertainment
2004 Proposed $9.4 B Merger with Harrah's Entertainment

UNLV Special Collections holds: architectural drawings 1 – 19; architectural and electrical drawings 10 – 18E; architectural drawings 19 – 33; structural drawings S1 – S22; structural drawings S23 – S44; plumbing drawings P1 – P6; plumbing drawings P7 – P20; mechanical drawings M1 – M10; mechanical drawings M11 – M24; Peking Market, preliminary drawings; laundry facilities drawings; original preliminaries; void tracings and health company on sepias; renting plans, preliminaries, kitchen drawings; New Mexico building & poolside drawings, plot plans, 3rd floor convention addition; food and beverage addition with architectural, structural, plumbing, mechanical, electrical drawings; Colorado building & miscellaneous; phase III surveys, Colorado building architectural & structural; phase III preliminaries, first half; phase III preliminaries, second half; preliminary flimsy layout, rejected picture -1976, 1975; half size preliminaries; original schematics – 1975; keno/slot relocation; phase IV preliminaries, ballroom renting plan; void working drawings, plot plans; phase IV master exit plans; year round pool, valet garage, tennis courts, pro shop, preliminaries, master exit, fire protection, electrical, miscellaneous working drawings; sundry lo-rise architectural working drawings, preliminaries, duplicates on mylar; phase III architectural working drawings; phase II architectural working drawings; phase II structural, mechanical, electrical working drawings; phase III shops, crown room, garage architectural working drawings; phase IV architectural working drawings 1-30; phase IV architectural working drawings 31-64; natatorium, valet garage, pro-shop/tennis courts, acme building architectural working drawings, miscellaneous drawings, void preliminaries; multi-story garage architectural and preliminary structural, basement security offices, main kitchen addition, front desk expansion, architectural working drawings, master exit plan revisions – 1986; phase V preliminaries & theme preliminaries - November 1987, January 1988, April 1988; casino & reservation offices. Architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical working drawings – 1986; race & sports book on mylar, basement dressing room mechanical – 1985; 28th – 30th floor suite preliminaries & as builts – 1986; casino architectural, mechanical & electrical working drawings, preliminaries, and 1st floor alterations; convention facilities plans; gaming facilities including sports book – 1986; outdoor arena, employee parking lot, exhibit hall of fame; luggage building architectural & structural working drawings; exterior rehabilitation, as-built plot plans; sports book, reservation office addition, slot addition, decorative slot roof; miscellaneous tracings; phase VI stamped prints; phase V originals - November 1987; 1991 phase V-A and 1992 phase V-B; exterior rehabilitation, phase I – 1991. Rendering Unknown Date (Posted on South Wall, 2nd Floor ASL, Adjacent Water Fountain).
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