Photo: June 2020
Publisher’s note: Organization on this page is a bit random and suggestions are most welcome as we make needed updates. This page explores what is usually Las Vegas Boulevard’s busiest corridor, the recently-reopened (June 3, 2020) Las Vegas Strip.
We are taking a new look at the recently-reopened iconic destination. COVID19 continues. Looking for masked visitors.
The Las Vegas Strip continues to be one of the world’s most interesting and instagrammable places. It’s visually arresting and storied so much it’s impossible not to enjoy the tales of visitors and locals.
Strip check: The Boulevard won’t be back fully for a while, but Las Vegas’ heartbeat is showing signs of life
LA favorite Lucha VaVoom brings masked wrestling to the Strip—where it belongs
3770 South Las Vegas Boulevard
Opening date: June 21, 1996; 22 years ago (as Monte Carlo)
3950 South Las Vegas Boulevard
Opening date: March 2, 1999
3555 South Las Vegas Boulevard
3570 South Las Vegas Boulevard
Opening date: August 5, 1966
3780 South Las Vegas Boulevard
Opening date: December 16, 2009
CityCenter is the largest privately funded construction project in the history of the United States. The project was started by MGM Mirage and Dubai World. The complex opened on December 16, 2009 and at a pricetag of $8.5 billion, occupies 67 acres of the Las Vegas Strip between Frank Sinatra Drive and Las Vegas Boulevard.
New York-New York Hotel and Casino
3790 South Las Vegas Boulevard
Opening date: January 3, 1997; 21 years ago
The All-Day Scream Pass is available.
3377 South Las Vegas Boulevard
Sahara Las Vegas
2535 South Las Vegas Boulevard
Previously SLS, which opened August 23, 2014
Betting Big: New Hotels Go All In on Las Vegas Strip – NBC
The Strip’s New Monkey Business – David G. Schwartz/Vegas Seven
SLS Loses a Sushi Restaurant in March – Vegas Eater
3400 South Las Vegas Boulevard
Opening date: November 22, 1989
The Mirage was the first new resort to be built on the Las Vegas Strip in 16 years, after the completion of the MGM Grand in 1973. When it opened, The Mirage was the first casino to use security cameras full-time on all table games.
3535 S Las Vegas Blvd
Stage Door Casino
4000 Linq Lane
2880 South Las Vegas Boulevard
THE Steak House – Full Menu (opened in early 80s)
Green or Greenwashing
In U.S. building industry, is it too easy to be green? – USA Today
Gambling Green – Travel Weekly
TW USA: Sustainable and responsible tourism greenwashing
Strip resorts lauded for diversity and environmental efforts
3131 South Las Vegas Boulevard
Wynn Las Vegas announces ‘reimagined’ buffet to close indefinitely
Elsewhere on the Web
Parking Fees – Las Vegas Advisor
Oldest building on The Strip
Lessons from Las Vegas – 99% Invincible