Vintage Vegas! - SkyscraperCity
 

forums map | news magazine | posting guidelines

Go Back   SkyscraperCity > Continental Forums > North American Skyscrapers Forum > United States > West Coast and Interior West > Local Forums > Las Vegas


Global Announcement

As a general reminder, please respect others and respect copyrights. Go here to familiarize yourself with our posting policy.


Reply

 
Thread Tools
Old May 9th, 2012, 02:27 AM   #1
desertpunk
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
 
desertpunk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: ELP ~ ABQ
Posts: 55,637
Likes (Received): 54034

Vintage Vegas!

Vintage Vegas!



http://blog.billgerrard.com/post/581...vegas-sign-was
The world famous 1959 Betty Willis sign briefly changed for a special event.



Ladies and gentlemen, your host, Elvis Presley:

__________________
We are floating in space...

morenoque liked this post

Last edited by desertpunk; May 9th, 2012 at 02:40 AM.
desertpunk no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old May 9th, 2012, 02:55 AM   #3
desertpunk
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
 
desertpunk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: ELP ~ ABQ
Posts: 55,637
Likes (Received): 54034

image hosted on flickr

Fremont Street, 1971 by Roadsidepictures, on Flickr

image hosted on flickr

Early 1960s Las Vegas Souvenir Guide by RetroLand U.S.A., on Flickr

image hosted on flickr

Las Vegas Mid 1960s by Rick Cappetto, on Flickr

image hosted on flickr

Las Vegas Fremont Street Postcard by Drive-In Mike, on Flickr

image hosted on flickr

The Las Vegas Story by las vegas lass, on Flickr

image hosted on flickr

Elvis #4 by ThirdCoast Digest, on Flickr
__________________
We are floating in space...

morenoque liked this post

Last edited by desertpunk; September 25th, 2012 at 10:14 AM.
desertpunk no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old May 10th, 2012, 04:17 AM   #4
desertpunk
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
 
desertpunk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: ELP ~ ABQ
Posts: 55,637
Likes (Received): 54034

image hosted on flickr

Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, 1960 by lreed76, on Flickr

image hosted on flickr

Casinos and other buildings along Fremont Street, Las Vegas, 1960 by lreed76, on Flickr

image hosted on flickr

Lucky Strike Club, Fremont St., Las Vegas, 1960 by lreed76, on Flickr

image hosted on flickr

Golden Nugget sign and Fremont Street, Las Vegas, 1960 by lreed76, on Flickr

image hosted on flickr

Stardust, Las Vegas, 1960 by lreed76, on Flickr
__________________
We are floating in space...

morenoque liked this post
desertpunk no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old May 27th, 2012, 08:41 AM   #7
desertpunk
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
 
desertpunk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: ELP ~ ABQ
Posts: 55,637
Likes (Received): 54034

image hosted on flickr

The Strip at Flamingo Rd 1966 - Las Vegas by kocojim, on Flickr
__________________
We are floating in space...

WillBuild, morenoque liked this post
desertpunk no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old May 27th, 2012, 09:44 AM   #8
gotin
Registered User
 
gotin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Sofia
Posts: 61
Likes (Received): 29

Quote:
Originally Posted by desertpunk View Post
Thank you for bringing me back to 1966! It looks soooooo empty and calm
__________________
The Himayalan Salt Lamps will keep your home and office air purified.
gotin no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old July 16th, 2012, 07:14 PM   #9
desertpunk
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
 
desertpunk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: ELP ~ ABQ
Posts: 55,637
Likes (Received): 54034

The Frontier Hotel, 1959

image hosted on flickr

1959-Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas by ozfan22, on Flickr

The Hacienda Hotel, 1959

image hosted on flickr

1959-Hacienda Hotel, Las Vegas by ozfan22, on Flickr
__________________
We are floating in space...
desertpunk no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old August 2nd, 2012, 03:09 AM   #10
desertpunk
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
 
desertpunk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: ELP ~ ABQ
Posts: 55,637
Likes (Received): 54034

1950s

image hosted on flickr

Las Vegas' Main Street in the late 1950s by vieilles_annonces, on Flickr
__________________
We are floating in space...

morenoque liked this post
desertpunk no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old August 2nd, 2012, 03:24 AM   #11
desertpunk
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
 
desertpunk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: ELP ~ ABQ
Posts: 55,637
Likes (Received): 54034

1965


http://www.city-data.com/forum/las-v...tting-gas.html


http://inoldlasvegas.com/downtown.html
__________________
We are floating in space...
desertpunk no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old August 2nd, 2012, 03:29 AM   #12
desertpunk
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
 
desertpunk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: ELP ~ ABQ
Posts: 55,637
Likes (Received): 54034

1963


http://www.griggsdakota.com/2011/02/...las-vegas.html
__________________
We are floating in space...

morenoque liked this post
desertpunk no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old August 9th, 2012, 07:12 AM   #13
desertpunk
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
 
desertpunk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: ELP ~ ABQ
Posts: 55,637
Likes (Received): 54034

1953

image hosted on flickr

1953 - The Pioneer Club, Las Vegas NV by vic&becky, on Flickr

image hosted on flickr

1953 - The Golden Nugget, Las Vegas NV by vic&becky, on Flickr

image hosted on flickr

1953 - The Fortune Club & Pioneer Club, Las Vegas by vic&becky, on Flickr
__________________
We are floating in space...
desertpunk no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old August 10th, 2012, 07:02 AM   #14
desertpunk
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
 
desertpunk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: ELP ~ ABQ
Posts: 55,637
Likes (Received): 54034

1965

image hosted on flickr

Sahara- Las Vegas USA 1965 ep-4800-48 by cloud-cuckoo-land.com, on Flickr

image hosted on flickr

Stardust- Las Vegas USA 1965 ep-4800-48 by cloud-cuckoo-land.com, on Flickr
__________________
We are floating in space...

morenoque liked this post
desertpunk no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old August 13th, 2012, 08:56 AM   #15
desertpunk
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
 
desertpunk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: ELP ~ ABQ
Posts: 55,637
Likes (Received): 54034

1955


http://www.starling-travel.com/

























http://www.retronaut.co/2012/07/vegas-neon-1955/
__________________
We are floating in space...

Last edited by desertpunk; August 13th, 2012 at 09:03 AM.
desertpunk no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old September 25th, 2012, 09:58 AM   #16
desertpunk
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
 
desertpunk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: ELP ~ ABQ
Posts: 55,637
Likes (Received): 54034

Cattle drives n' sawdust joints...

image hosted on flickr

1930 Overland Hotel by Las Vegas Mikey, on Flickr

image hosted on flickr

1930 Fremont Street Looking East by Las Vegas Mikey, on Flickr

image hosted on flickr

http://www.flickr.com/photos/my_vegas/

image hosted on flickr

Union Pacific Train Depot, 1920's by Roadsidepictures, on Flickr

image hosted on flickr

Fremont Street, Early 1930's by Roadsidepictures, on Flickr

image hosted on flickr

Fremont Street, 1930's by Roadsidepictures, on Flickr
__________________
We are floating in space...

morenoque liked this post

Last edited by desertpunk; September 25th, 2012 at 10:07 AM.
desertpunk no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old June 3rd, 2013, 05:24 AM   #17
desertpunk
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
 
desertpunk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: ELP ~ ABQ
Posts: 55,637
Likes (Received): 54034

Vegas Strip 1976

image hosted on flickr

http://www.flickr.com/photos/cubs_fans/
__________________
We are floating in space...
desertpunk no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old July 17th, 2013, 11:42 PM   #18
desertpunk
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
 
desertpunk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: ELP ~ ABQ
Posts: 55,637
Likes (Received): 54034

Wedding chapels, 1950s

image hosted on flickr

Las Vegas Wedding Chapels Mid 1950's by avaloncm, on Flickr
__________________
We are floating in space...
desertpunk no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old July 17th, 2013, 11:57 PM   #19
desertpunk
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
 
desertpunk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: ELP ~ ABQ
Posts: 55,637
Likes (Received): 54034

1950s

image hosted on flickr

Boulder Club 1955 - Las Vegas by kocojim, on Flickr

image hosted on flickr

Fremont Street, Las Vegas 1955 by ElectroSpark, on Flickr
__________________
We are floating in space...

mgs11 liked this post
desertpunk no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old October 1st, 2013, 04:40 PM   #20
desertpunk
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
 
desertpunk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: ELP ~ ABQ
Posts: 55,637
Likes (Received): 54034

1966

image hosted on flickr

Las Vegas in January, 1966 by vieilles_annonces, on Flickr

image hosted on flickr

Las Vegas Convention Center - January, 1966 by vieilles_annonces, on Flickr
__________________
We are floating in space...
desertpunk no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 


Reply

Tags
aladdin, area 51, atomic bombs, binion's, bugsy siegel, caesars palace, carpet joint, el rancho, elvis, fabulous las vegas, fremont street, jilly rizzo, las vegas, neon, rat pack, sawdust joint, sinatra, space aliens, spaceship, stardust, the hacienda, the strip, union plaza, vegas strip, vintage vegas

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT +2. The time now is 09:30 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Feedback Buttons provided by Advanced Post Thanks / Like (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

SkyscraperCity ☆ In Urbanity We trust ☆ about us