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Postcard of the MGM Grand Hotel (Las Vegas), 1973-1980
Postcard of the MGM Grand Hotel (Las Vegas), 1973-1980
TitlePostcard of the MGM Grand Hotel (Las Vegas), 1973-1980
DescriptionThe pre-1981 MGM Grand in the evening. Printed text on back of postcard: "The coming attraction of our time is here. MGM Grand Hotel- Las Vegas, a &100 million dollar fantasy. 2100 rooms and suites. The Celebrity Room, reserved for superstars. The Ziegfeld Room, for lavish revues. The Lion's Den, a lively show lounge. Six restaurants. The MGM movie theatre. Tennis. Swimming pools. Health clubs. Shops. And Jai alai, the world's fastest game, in a 2200-seat arena." The MGM Grand Hotel was burned by a fire in 1980, rebuilt in 1981, and sold to Bally's Corporation to become Bally's Las Vegas in 1985.
SourceImage ID: Martin Stern Photo Coll.
Original CollectionMartin Stern, Jr. Collection
Original Date1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980
Site Name (standardized)MGM Grand Hotel
Site Street Address3645 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV
Type of Site (AAT)resorts
Graphic Elements (TGM)Hotels
Porte cocheres
DC TypeStill Image
Genre (TGM)Pictures
Photographic prints
Photographic postcards
RightsThis material may be protected by copyright. Personal, including educational and academic, use of this material is without restriction but acknowledgement of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University Libraries is requested whether the use is oral, web or in print. Commercial use of any portion of this material requires permission from the University Libraries. For further
Digital PublisherUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries
Digital CollectionDreaming the Skyline: Resort Architecture and the New Urban Space
Digital IDsky000365
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