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Las Vegas Then and Now® People and Places
Las Vegas Then and Now® People and Places

Las Vegas Then and Now® People and Places

Then and Now®


400 Pages, 6 x 4.75

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $19.95 (US $19.95) (CA $26.95)

Publication Date: January 2018

ISBN 9781911595144

Rights: US & CA

Pavilion Books Group (Jan 2018)

Price: $19.95


A pictorial nostalgia-fest for those who remember Sin City as it was 40, 30, or even 20 years ago

Las Vegas Then and Now® People and Places charts the rise and demise of the classic casinos on the strip; El Rancho Vegas, the Desert Inn, the Stardust, New Frontier, the Sands, Showboat, and the Dunes. It looks at the gambling halls enclosed on Fremont Street, the flying-saucer-shaped Convention Center, the famous failures such as the Moulin Rouge and Howard Hughes' futuristic Landmark Hotel, together with the enduring successes such as the El Cortez and the Little Chapel of the West. Also includes: The Riviera, Caesar's Palace, Tropicana, Circus Circus, The Mint, Flamingo, Aladdin, Imperial City, Sahara, Hacienda, Westward Ho!, Castaways, Lady Luck, Boardwalk, Elvis-a-rama, and the Star Trek Museum.

Author Biography

Karl Mondon's extensive photography credits include Chicago from the Air: Then and Now, LA from the Air: Then and Now, East Bay: Then and Now, Seattle: Then and Now, Las Vegas: Then and Now, and San Francisco: Then and Now. He lives in San Francisco.