Las Vegas Then and Now ® - Then and Now (Hardback)Su Kim Chung (author)
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Las Vegas Then and Now captures the city's evolution from a desert railroad outpost into the gambling and entertainment capital of the world. Pairing historical photographs of the town with specially commissioned views of the same scene today, this book provides the reader with an intriguing look into the history of a city that has become a cultural icon for all that is best and worst in American society.
Sites include: Fremont Street, Railroad Depot, Union Pacific Station, Arizona Club, Golden Nugget, El Portal Theatre, Nevada Hotel, Sal Sagev Hotel, El Cortez, Vegas Vic, The Mint Hotel, Las Vegas Post Office/Mob Museum, El Rancho Vegas, Last Frontier, New Frontier, Little Church of the West, Flamingo, Thunderbird Hotel, Desert Inn, Sahara Hotel, Sands Hotel, Stardust, Riviera, La Concha Motel, Dunes Hotel, Caesars Palace, Hacienda, Tropicana, Castaways, MGM Grand, Aladdin, Boardwalk, International, Landmark Hotel, Las Vegas Convention Center, Moulin Rouge, Showboat and much more.
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 950 g
Dimensions: 244 x 279 x 16 mm
'Fascinating ... The tome matches mesmerising historical images of yesteryear Las Vegas ... with specially commissioned photos of the same scenes in the modern era. The contrasts are astonishing'-- Mail Online
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