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Flamingo Hilton
Las Vegas, NV
Photo courtesy Georg Balandran

The Flamingo Hilton and its flamingo neon feathers in front.


UPDATE 11/04 : The Flamingo is no longer a Hilton hotel. 11-04



Algiers Hotel (Demolished)
Las Vegas, NV
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

Check out the neon on the Algiers Hotel in Vegas and its lettering that can be seen from the strip.

UPDATE 05/06 : The Algiers Hotel closed down over the Labor Day weekend in 2004 and has since been demolished. 05-06



Showboat (now Castaways) (Demolished)
Las Vegas, NV
Photo courtesy Jim Emory

Here's another neon shot of the Showboat Casino, back in its day. It is now called the Castaways.


Showboat marquee
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com


UPDATE 05/06 : The Castaways was imploded on January 11, 2006 and is now big dirt lot. 05-06



Lady Luck (Gone)
Las Vegas, NV
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

The neon still glows at the venerable Lady Luck in downtown Las Vegas. The Lady Luck was originally named Honest Johns Newstand and Smokeshop before changing to its well known name in 1968. The first tower opened in 1986. For more information, see this website.


UPDATE 05/06 : The Lady Luck Hotel has been shut down for remodeling. 05-06

UPDATE 12/12 : Redevelopment work on the former Lady Luck Hotel and Casino is underway, with the new hotel to be called Downtown Grand. The new hotel will be an anchor for a revitalized area around Third Street with new bars and restaurants coming. 12-12



The El Cortez Hotel Casino looks about the same as it did in 1941. The El Cortez was owned owned by none-other-than Bugsy Siegal. Photos and info courtesy Paul Bauke.


El Cortez Hotel Marquee
Las Vegas, NV
Photo courtesy Dave Pophal

El Cortez Hotel
Las Vegas, NV
Photo courtesy Paul Bauke






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