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History Final Riviera tower imploded, closing chapter of Las Vegas history. Boom. And it’s gone. Blasts razed the final tower of the Riviera early Tuesday morning, putting to rest that piece of.
The Riviera Hotel and Casino enjoyed a legendary past as one of the first top-notch Las Vegas hotels in the State of Nevada, known for its big name entertainment and friendly hospitality, as well as its worldwide name recognition. The historic Riviera was one of the State’s premier destination spots offering the passion and excitement of nostalgic Las Vegas and the Rat Pack Era.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The aging Riviera Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip will age no more as of noon. The 60-year-old casino-hotel is expected to close its doors at that hour Monday.
Razing Riviera casino will level part of Vegas' mobster past By SALLY HO, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Riviera Hotel and Casino — the Las Vegas Strip's first high-rise that was as famous for its mobster ties as its Hollywood personification of Sin City's mobster past — will officially exit the scene on Tuesday with a cinematic implosion, complete with fireworks.
LAS VEGAS -- Is the Riviera Hotel and Casino about to join the Dunes, New Frontier, Stardust and others in the Las Vegas history pages? Real estate, gaming and tourism sources, all speaking on background, have said the 60-year-old Strip resort will be purchased and demolished by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, with the site being used for planned convention center expansion.
The Riviera is one of the oldest and most famous casino resorts in Las Vegas. The Riviera also broke new ground in its design: previously, Strip resorts resembled roadside motor courts. the entertainment. The opening of the Riviera, along with the Dunes and the Royal Nevada casino resorts within a month were the subject of a famous issue of Life Magazine, on June 20, 1955 with a Moulin Rouge.
Saved by the Bell: Wedding in Las Vegas: 1994 (citation needed) Casino: 1995 Riviera Hotel and Casino, The Landmark Hotel and Casino, Atomic Liquors (citation needed) Leaving Las Vegas: 1995 Bally's Las Vegas, Circus Circus Las Vegas, Flamingo Las Vegas, The Mirage, Excalibur Hotel and Casino, various street locations along the Las Vegas Strip.