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Las Vegas Hotels / Casinos - Bibliography and Websites

Las Vegas Architects and Buildings Database: http://www.library.unlv.edu/arch/archdb2/
(new resource as of May 2006 - a growing and constantly updated list of Las Vegas Architects, firms and buildings)

Las Vegas Hotels/ Casinos: By Name http://library.unlv.edu/arch/casinosbyname.html

Las Vegas Hotels/ Casinos: Timeline http://library.unlv.edu/arch/casinosbytime.html

Historical Casino Map by decades (Las Vegas Sun) http://www.lasvegassun.com/history/map/ Accessed June 19, 2008.


http://www.vegasgallery.com/ Accessed March 16, 1999.
http://www.in-vegas.com/ Accessed May 14, 2000.
http://www.roadsidepeek.com/rpeeklv/lvother/lvother.htm Accessed May 14, 2000.

A site with links to casinos with web sites is at http://nevada.casinocity.com/lasvegas/ Accessed Oct. 14, 2004.

InterMind, Corp. "Virtual Las Vegas Strip." InterMind Corp. 1995-1998. [Online]. Available: http://www.intermind.net/strip/strip.html Accessed March 2, 1999.
This site shows the layout of the strip with links to the various hotels along the way.

Panoramic views of the strip and Fremont street at regular intervals. LasVegas360.com

Aladdin
Imploded: April 27, 1998
Replaced by: Aladdin
1963 started as Tally-Ho
1966 renamed Aladdin

Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

Macy, Robert. "Aladdin Bites the Dust." Las Vegas Review-Journal. April, 27 1998. Copy in Arch. Vertical File.

Bally's
http://www.ballyslv.com/ Accessed March 4, 1999.

Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

Barbary Coast
Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

Bellagio
Hess, Alan. "Beautiful Chaos: The Latest Collision of New and Old on the Strip Is Not Always Pretty, but Effective." Las Vegas Life, November 1999, 42-44.

Boulevard Hotel
Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

Caesars Palace
http://www.caesars.com Accessed March 4, 1999.

Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

Cohen, Edie Lee. "Adam Tihany: the Restaurant Spago Is Reincarnated in Las Vegas." Interior Design 64, no. 6 (June 1993): 122-127.

Currimbhoy, Nayana. "Creative uses: FAO Schwartz Vegas Nods to Classics With a Really Wild Trojan Horse." Architectural Record 186, no. 5 (May 1998): 261.

"Roman Carnival: The Forum Shops, Las Vegas, Nevada, Dougall Design Associates, Inc." Architecture Record 182 no. 8 (August 1994): 88.

Guzman, Cherie L. Caesars Palace 1966-1996. M Arch. Thesis, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1997. Arch NA689 1997a.

Shu, Jianping, A Study of the Landscaped Environments in Urban Resort Hotels as an Inducement for Secondary Commercial Activities: Three Case Studies in Las Vegas. M Arch. Thesis, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1997. Arch NA7845.L35 S58 1997a.

Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo.

Circus Circus
Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

Dunes
Imploded: Oct. 29, 1993
Replaced by: Bellagio

Excalibur
http://www.excalibur-casino.com/ Accessed March 2, 1999.

Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

Velotta, Richard N. "Transit System Linking Circus Properties Opens." Las Vegas Sun. 1999. [Online]. Available: http://www.lasvegassun.com/sunbin/stories/archives/1999/apr/12/508652313.html?Excalibur Accessed February 8, 2000.

"Viva Las Vegas!" Architectural Lighting 8, no. 4 (Oct.-Nov. 1994): 24-25.

Ferguson's Downtown Motel
Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

Flamingo Hilton
Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

Fremont Street Experience
See Special Topic: Fremont Street Experience

Hacienda
Imploded: Dec. 31, 1996
Replaced by: Mandalay Bay
40 years old, 11stories, and 900 rooms
Used 1,125 lbs. TNT to implode

Hard Rock

Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

"Hard Rock Hotel & Casino [Franklin D. Israel Design Associates; Fugman, Dakich and Associates]." Hospitality Design, March/April 1996, 84-89.

Harrah's
http://www.harrahs.com/our_casinos/las/index.html Accessed March 2, 1999.

Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

Hilton
"A New Definition of Luxury." Interior Design 68, no. 8 (June 1997): 176.
This article is about the Sky Villas at the Hilton.

Holiday Inn Boardwalk Casino
Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

Imperial Palace
http://www.imperialpalace.com/ Accessed March 2, 1999.

La Concha Motel
Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building and indicates that "The La Concha was designed by Paul Williams, a prominent Los Angeles-based black architect ..." (p. 78)

Landmark
Imploded: Nov. 7, 1995
Replaced by: Parking

"Landmark Casino Imploded to Create Convention Center Parking." http://www.pcap.com/landmark.htm. Accessed 5-18-99. Article and images.

The Luxor
http://www.luxor.com/ Accessed March 2, 1999.

Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

Dorn, Suzanne. "Luxor Hotel and Casino." Hospitality Design 16, no.4 (May 1994): 30-35.

Shemeligian, Bob. " Luxor to Emerge from Darkness New Year's Eve." Las Vegas Sun. 1997. [Online]. Available: http://www.lasvegassun.com/sunbin/stories/archives/1997/dec/26/506641063.html?Luxor Accessed February 8, 2000.

Shemeligian, Bob. " Luxor Unveils $300 Mil. Expansion." Las Vegas Sun. 1997. [Online]. Available: http://www.lasvegassun.com/sunbin/stories/archives/1997/apr/18/505811187.html?Luxor Accessed February 8, 2000.

Sun, Huiting. An Investigation of Humanizing Elements as a Factor of Visitor Satisfaction Found in Two Atrium Type Casino Resort Hotels. M Arch. Thesis, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1997. Arch NA6233.L35 S85 1997a.

Velotta, Richard N. "Transit System Linking Circus Properties Opens." Las Vegas Sun. 1999. [Online]. Available: http://www.lasvegassun.com/sunbin/stories/archives/1999/apr/12/508652313.html?Excalibur Accessed February 8, 2000.

Mandalay Bay
http://www.mandalaybay.com Accessed March 2, 1999.

Hess, Alan. "Beautiful Chaos: The Latest Collision of New and Old on the Strip Is Not Always Pretty, but Effective." Las Vegas Life, November 1999, 42-44.

Velotta, Richard N. "Transit System Linking Circus Properties Opens." Las Vegas Sun. 1999. [Online]. Available: http://www.lasvegassun.com/sunbin/stories/archives/1999/apr/12/508652313.html?Excalibur Accessed February 8, 2000.

MGM Grand Hotel, Casino, and Theme Park
http://www.mgmgrand.com Accessed Feb. 8, 2000.

Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

The Mirage
http://www.themirage.com/ Accessed March 2, 1999.

Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

Chatfield-Taylor, Joan. "The Villas at the Mirage in Las Vegas: Eight Private Guest Suites Transform the City's Image of High Style [Joel Bergman, Atlandia Design, Architect; Roger Thomas and Janellen Sachs Radoff, Atlandia Design, Interior Design]." Architectural Digest 49 no. 9 (September 1992): 148-155, 201.

"New Illusion for The Mirage." Architectural Lighting 8, no. 1 (Jan.-Feb. 1994): 39-40.

Shu, Jianping, A Study of the Landscaped Environments in Urban Resort Hotels as an Inducement for Secondary Commercial Activities: Three Case Studies in Las Vegas. M Arch. Thesis, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1997. Arch NA7845.L35 S58 1997a.

Monte Carlo
Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

The Moulin Rouge
Rodriguez, Alicia. " Revival in the Cards? Vegas' First Integrated Hotel-Casino Tries to Become a Historic Moneymaker." Preservation: The Magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation 50, no. 5 (Sept.-Oct. 1998): 20-23.

New York New York
Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

Davies, Paul. "New York, New York: Las Vegas' Latest Hotel Takes Theming to New Heights." Blueprint no. 134 (Dec. 1996): 20-22.

Hess, Alan. "Vegas' NY-NY Casino-Hotel Shows How to Keep the Crowds Coming."

Architectural Record 185, no. 3 (March 1997): 76-79.

"Las Vegas Takes a Bite Out of the Big Apple." World Architecture no. 53 (Feb. 1997): 17.

Linn, Charles D. "Lighting." Architectural Record 186, no. 5 (May 1998): 259.
This Article is on the lighting in the Motown Cafe in NY NY.

"Restaurants Step Into Design Lime Light." Interior Design 68, no. 8 (June 1997): 162-166,192.

Par-A-Dice Inn
Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

Paris Las Vegas
Edwards, John G. "French Connection: Hilton Breaks Ground on Paris Hotel Project" Las Vegas Review-Journal. 1997. [Online]. Available: http://www.lvrj.com/lvrj_home/1997/Apr-19-Sat-1997/business/5235765.html Accessed February 18, 1999. Copy in Arch. Vertical File.

Hess, Alan. "Beautiful Chaos: The Latest Collision of New and Old on the Strip Is Not Always Pretty, but Effective." Las Vegas Life, November 1999, 42-44.

Rio Hotel and Casino
Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

Riviera
Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

Sam's Town
Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

Shu, Jianping, A Study of the Landscaped Environments in Urban Resort Hotels as an Inducement for Secondary Commercial Activities: Three Case Studies in Las Vegas. M Arch. Thesis, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1997. Arch NA7845.L35 S58 1997a.

Sands
Imploded: Nov. 26, 1996
Replaced by: Venetian
44 years old and 17 stories
Jake Fredman financed it in 1952

Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

"Las Vegas Sands Hotel & Casino Closes its Doors For Good." http://www.pcap.com/sands.htm. Accessed 5-18-99. Article and images.

Stardust
http://www.stardustlv.com/ Accessed May 20, 2002.

Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

Stratosphere Tower
Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

Botello, Alfredo. "The World's Largest Souvenir?" Metropolis 16, no. 1 (July-Aug. 1996): 37.

Sommerhoff, Emilie. "Crown Jewel." Architectural Lighting 11, no. 2 (April-May 1997): 54-55.

Sunset Station
Slessor, Catherine. "Outrage: Gaudy Gaudi." Architectural Review 202, no. 1209 (Nov. 1997): 31.
This article is about the Gaudy Bar inside Sunset Station.

Treasure Island
http://www.treasureislandlasvegas.com< Accessed March 2, 1999.

Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

Radulski, John P. "Treasure Island." Hospitality Design 16, no.4 (May 1994): 42-47.

Tropicana
http://www.tropicanalv.com/ Accessed March 2, 1999.

Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

Shu, Jianping, A Study of the Landscaped Environments in Urban Resort Hotels as an Inducement for Secondary Commercial Activities: Three Case Studies in Las Vegas. M Arch. Thesis, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1997. Arch NA7845.L35 S58 1997a.

Venetian
Hess, Alan. "Beautiful Chaos: The Latest Collision of New and Old on the Strip Is Not Always Pretty, but Effective." Las Vegas Life, November 1999, 42-44.

Macy, Robert. "A Touch of Venice: Historian Works to Build Italian Feel Into Resort." Las Vegas Review-Journal. 1998. Available: Copy in Arch Vertical File.

The Stubbins Associates, Inc. http://www.tsa-arch.com/ Accessed Sept.14, 1999.

"Virtual Venice: Building Team Relies on Project Extranet." Building Design and Construction 40, no. 9 (Sept. 1999): 36.

Young, Renee. "Merchant of Vegas: New $1.2 Billion Las Vegas Hotel Gambles on the Beauty, Romance and Visionary Spirit of Venice." Building Design and Construction 40, no. 9 (Sept. 1999): 32-36.

Westward Ho
Anderton, Frances and John Chase. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis, 1997. Arch NA735.L3 A52 1997.
This book has a few paragraphs and photos on this building.

Wynn Las Vegas
Opened, April 2005

For general sources on Las Vegas architecture, see "Las Vegas Architecture and Buildings: Selected Bibliography and Guide to Sources"

Guide prepared by Alan Wendelboe, March 1999.

 
 




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