Postcard of the Mint Hotel and Casino (Las Vegas), circa 1963

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Postcard of the Mint Hotel and Casino (Las Vegas), circa 1963
Description
Postcard of the Mint Hotel and Casino on Fremont Street. The picture is an artist conception of the casino with the completed tower. Transcribed from back of postcard: "Las Vegas, Nevada. The New Mint Hotel and Casino. Tallest building in the West. Downtown Las Vegas, Nevada. Scheduled for completion 1964."
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Image ID: 0010:0064
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Original Date
1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965
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Site Street Address
128 East Fremont Street, Las Vegas, NV
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University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries
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Digital ID
sky000022

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Candace2013-07-09 @ 09:41 AM
Obviously an "artists conception" and not a photograph of the actual tower: the elevator on the front is missing! Plus the penthouse/roof area is very different from what was actually built. Thanks for adding this, it's interesting to see how the design evolved.
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