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Imperial Palace

3535 Las Vegas Blvd. S
Las Vegas, NV
Opened: 1979
Theme: Chinese/Asian
Other Size Measure: 18.5 acres
Owners: Ralph Engelstad 1979-2002 (Til Death)
Ralph Engelstad and Betty Engelstad Trust 2002-2005
Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. Aug 2005-Present (Bought for $370 M)
Description: 2640 Room
52000 sq ft Casino
Extra Note: *1959 to 1979 the property was called the Flamingo Capri

Hess, Alan. "Viva Las Vegas: After-Hours Architecture." San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1993, 99.

“Imperial Palace Tower.” Emporis. 2004. [Online]. Available: Accessed February 21, 2005.

Stutz, Howard. “Imperial Palace sold: harrah’s keeps buying.” 23 August 2005. [Online].\
Accessed August 19 2005.

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