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Daily Neon: Nevada Motel

September 1, 2011
Nevada Motel neon sign

Nevada Motel neon sign

The Nevada Motel sign dates circa 1950. Its original location was 5t Street and Garces in Las Vegas. An important feature is the first appearance of the image known as “Vegas Vic”. It was restored by The Neon Museum and installed November 15, 2000.

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Downtown Las Vegas “Glitter Gulch”

July 5, 2011

Fremont Street Experience “Glitter Gulch” (c.1999)
Located in downtown Las Vegas, also know as “Glitter Gulch” or the newly renamed Fremont Street Experience, this four block canopy is actually the largest lighted outdoor sign in the world.

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Plaza Hotel and Casino (originally the Union Plaza) across the street, Las Vegas Club and The Golden Gate (oldest casino in Las Vegas-1906 Located at 1 Fremont St.) with the famous $.99 Shrimp Cocktails.

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The Golden Gate, Golden Goose (Girls of Glitter Gulch- strip club), Las Vegas Club and the Coin Castle.

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The Golden Gate, Golden Goose (Girls of Glitter Gulch), Las Vegas Club and the Coin Castle.

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Sassy Sally’s, Pioneer Club, Horseshoe, and the Golden Nugget.

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Binion’s Horseshoe, home of the World Series of Poker, and the Elegant Golden Nugget. Note: in 2004, the hotel was sold, rename to Binion’s Gambling Hall and Hotel and the rights to the World Series of Poker was sold to Harrah’s.

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The 4 Queens, Fremont, Horseshoe, and the Golden Nugget

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The 4 Queens, Fremont, Horseshoe, and the Golden Nugget

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Downtown Las Vegas in front of the Four Queens and the Fremont

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The 4 Queens, and the Fremont Hotel

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Fitzgerald’s and Shopping

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Western Village and Trader’s Bill

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