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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
DescriptionPostcard of the MGM Grand before the 1981 expansion with the words "Greetings for MGM Grand Las Vegas, Nevada." Printed text on back of postcard: "MGM Grand Hotel Las Vegas, Nevada. This unbelievable 120 million dollar, 26 story hotel has 2100 rooms, two major showrooms, five entertainment lounges, a movie theatre, 145, 000 square feet of convention space, 75, 000 square feet of shopping arcade, five dining rooms and a Jai Alai fronton. Color by allen Photo Inc. Distributed by Ferris H. Scott, 1320 N. Broadway, Santa Ana Calif., 90012, Mirro-Krome Card by H. S. Crocker Co., Inc., anaheim Calif., 92801" 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
Streets
Automobiles
Fountains
Parking lots
Porte cocheres
DC TypeStill Image
Genre (TGM)Pictures
Photographs
Photographic prints
Photographic postcards
Cards
Ephemera
Languageeng
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 IDsky000363
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