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Jerry's Nugget
Las Vegas, NV
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

The marquee for Jerry's Nugget stands tall alongside the main boulevard in North Las Vegas. The sign has changed over the years. This sign can still be seen from quite far away.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Frontier Casino (Demolished)
Las Vegas, NV
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Long a standby off the Las Vegas Strip, the New Frontier Casino and its immense marquee has held its own among the sea of neon since 1955.

The New Frontier Casino in Las Vegas was to have shut its doors one minute after midnight Monday morning July 16, 2007. According to the website lasvegasfocus.com, the implosion will be planned for sometime early next year. The new owners will then build a Plaza Hotel in its place, like the Plaza Hotel in New York. new owners of the land are going to spend between 5 and 7 billion dollars to build a Plaza Hotel in Las Vegas, which will resemble the Plaza hotel in New York.

This news is no real surprise after its neighbor, the Stardust, met its demise last year and was imploded earlier in 2007. The New Frontier is well known on the Strip and the huge marquee can be seen for blocks. 07-07

 

UPDATE 11/07 : The New Frontier Casino was imploded at 2:37a.m. early Tuesday morning November 13, 2007. According to the November 13, 2007 edition of the Las Vegas Sun, the old hotel and casino, which was the 2nd oldest property on the Las Vegas Strip, will now become a Plaza resort.

 

 

Klondike Casino (Demolished)
Las Vegas, NV
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

For those entering the Las Vegas Strip from the south end, the Klondike Casino on the east end is a familiar sight. At least until the casino closed in June 2006.

The Klondike was previously a Motel 6 and was converted into the Klondike in 1978 with a casino, restaurant, bar, lounge, and hotel. According to the Las Vegas Sun, the property first opened in 1962 and will be demolished to make room for a much larger hotel and casino. 07-07

 

UPDATE 07/08 : The Klondike was demolished in March 2008. 07-08

 

 

Holy Cow Casino (Closed)
Las Vegas, NV
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The Holy Cow Casino located just north of Sahara on Las Vegas Boulevard was a place to stop over on a hot day if only to visit the brewery and cafe. Open since 1992, the Holy Cow was also well known for its roadside cow standing atop the roof in front of a rainbow as well as the cow theme used throughout.

The Holy Cow Casino closed its doors sometime IN 2002 due to lease problems, and after being planned to turn into the Ivana Trump condos is now to be the future home of Liberty Towers. 12-08

 

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