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Landmark Hotel (Demolished)
Las Vegas
Photo courtesy Paul Bauke

Built in 1961, the Landmark Hotel finally opened for business in 1969. Featuring an observation tower with a 360 degree view, the Landmark faced mixed reviews until it closed in 1990. The Landmark was imploded in 1995 and is now an empty lot. 11-05

 

 

Fremont Hotel circa 1990
Las Vegas
Photo courtesy Paul Bauke

The Fremont Hotel was built in 1951 and has been a downtown Las Vegas legend ever since. Here's a shot from 1990 that shows the neon from ground up. 11-05

 

 

4 Queens
Las Vegas
Photo courtesy Paul Bauke

Here's the neon of the 4 Queens front facade as it glowed prior to the installation of the Fremont Street Experience canopy. This casino has been around since 1966. 11-05

 

 

 

 

Glitter Gulch circa 1990
Las Vegas
Photo courtesy Paul Bauke

Check out this shot of Glitter Gulch lit up and Sassy Sally blushing in full neon. This shot taken in 1990 shows how the neon stood out before the canopy was installed on Fremont Street. 11-05

 

Glitter Gulch circa 1990
Las Vegas
Photo courtesy Paul Bauke

Here's another shot of Fremont Street, Vegas Vic, and Glitter Gulch back in 1990. This shot shows downtown Las Vegas decked out as a neon wonderland. 11-05

 

 

Binion's Horseshoe - 1990
Las Vegas, NV
Photo courtesy Paul Bauke


Here are shots from Binion's Horseshoe from 1990. Binion's opened in 1951 after converting from the El Dorado Club.

Binion's Horseshoe closed its doors in January of 2004 and was purchased by Harrah's. Binion's then lost the Horseshoe name and the World Series of Poker rights, and is currently Binion's Gambling Hall. 11-05

 

 

Binion's Horseshoe - 2005
Las Vegas, NV
Photo courtesy Matthew Hands

Here's another shot of Binion's Horseshoe, taken in 2005. The neon above the front entranceway has changed. These days, the Horseshoe and name have been removed. 01-07

 

 

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