las vegas history

10 historic hotels in and around Vegas

Okay, we admit it. When compared to cities like New York or Chicago, Las Vegas isn’t that old – and, unfortunately, our hotels of yesteryear are more likely to be imploded than restored. However, if you want to get a glimpse of Sin City before it became the high-tech wonder…

Ten historic spots in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a city where everything appears shiny and new — where old hotels regularly make way for megaresorts and implosions aren’t out of the ordinary (though it’s actually been more than five years since our last implosion — that’s like 35 in Vegas years). Believe it or not,…

No implosions here: Vegas’ oldest buildings

Vegas has a bit of a reputation for blowing things up to make room for newer, bigger, flashier things. However, a lot of Vegas’ history is still preserved in these old buildings. While some of these pre-1950s buildings are obvious stops on any Vegas trip, many are out-of-the-way attractions or…