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Flamingo (Original & Remodel)

Location:
3555 Las Vegas Blvd. S
Las Vegas, NV
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Subtype(s):
Constructed: 1945-11
Opened: 1946-12-26
Completed: 1947-03-01
Cost: $1.2 M (Estimated building cost)
Other Size Measure: 33 Acres
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Architect(s):
Owners: William R. "Billy" Wilkerson (1945-1946)
Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel/Nevada Projects Corporation(1946-1947)
Description: 250 Rooms (Planed)
105 Rooms (When originally opened)
Extra Note: Brega, Isabella. "The Brightest Star of the Desert." New York: Smithmark Publishers, 1997, 19.

Harris, Bill. "Building Nevada :Featuring Nevada's Building Industry Leaders." 1st ed. Newport Beach, CA: Landmark Books, 2007. UNLV Arch Bk Stks HD9715.25.U63 N34 2007.

Hart Amadie. "Las Vegas: Then and Now." Urban Land. September 2007: 240.

Hess, Alan. "Viva Las Vegas: After-Hours Architecture." San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1993, 38-44, 53, 91.