Su Kim Chung
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press; 2 Compact edition (March 12, 2013)
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In 1957, the sixty-foot, tulip-shaped fountain that graced front of the Tropicana lodge stuck the eye of somebody at the southern finish of the Strip. this day, the fountain is gone, the sufferer of a Nineteen Seventies transform, however the Tropicana nonetheless stands. In 1966, whilst Caesars Palace celebrated its grand commencing with a $1 million social gathering, viewers have been greeted by way of a reproduction of the Winged Victory of Samothrace. The statue nonetheless stands today—but many different facets of the lodge have changed.Las Vegas Then and Now captures the town because it developed from a desolate tract railroad outpost into one of many leisure capitals of the area. Pairing historic pictures of town with specially-commissioned perspectives of a similar scenes this day, Las Vegas Then and Now deals readers an fascinating inspect the background of a urban that has develop into an icon of bling, glamour, gluttony, and playing visited through thousands of visitors every year.