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Aladdin Hotel & Casino (1966-1998)

3667 Las Vegas Blvd. S
Las Vegas, NV
Alternate Name(s):
  • Tally-Ho
  • King's Crown
Owners: 1966 Milton Prell
1968 Parvin Dohrmann Corp. Takes Over Ownership
1972 Sold to Sam Diamond, Peter Webbe and Richard Daly for $5 M
Extra Note: "Aladdin Hotel & Casino." Emporis. 2004. [Online]. Available: Accessed February 13, 2005.

UNLV Special Collections holds: partial o.t.’s. – 1972; general plans – 1972; as-built drawings -1972

Architectural Solutions. Aladdin Hotel. Gary Guy Wilson.

Bates, Warren. "Out with the Old…" Las Vegas Review-Journal, 23 November 1997. 1A, 14A.

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.

Hess, Alan. "Viva Las Vegas: After-Hours Architecture." San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1993, 83, 96.

Martin Stern, Jr.: Aladdin Hotel/Casino 2nd Floor Executive Offices: Las Vegas, NV.
UNLV Special Collections holds: 5 architectural sheets. January 1975 SPC(T) 252
Martin Stern Special Collections, Index of tubes by topic: 214a, 214b & 214c.

1966 Opened Under New Name "Aladdin"
1975 Renovation.
1976 Theater for Performing Arts Opened
1979 Several Casino Executives Convicted of Conspiring to Allow "Hidden" Owners to Exert Control Over the Resort
1980 Sold to Ed Torres & Wayne Newton for $85 M
1981 Renovation Martin Stern, Jr., architect
1982 Wayne Newton Sells His Aladdin Interest to Ed Torres
1984 Placed Under Bankruptcy Protection
1985 Sold to Ginji Yasuda for $54 M
1986 Closed and Expanded for $30 M
1989 Placed Under Bankruptcy Protection
1991 Federal Judge Gives Bell Atlantic Tricon Deed to Hotel and Emerges from Bankruptcy with Joe Burt of JMJ Management as "Owner"
1993 Joe Burt Killed in Motorcycle Accident
1994 Sold to Jack Sommer of the Sigman Sommer Family Trust for $80 M
Aladdin 1998 Imploded