Architecture City Guide: Las Vegas

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Las Vegas is our destination for the Architecture City Guide series this week.  Some of the most famous hotels and casinos grace the streets of Las Vegas, we’ve included those and much more. We want to hear from you, so take a minute to add your favorite can’t miss buildings in Las Vegas in our comment section below.

The Architecture City Guide: Las Vegas list and corresponding map after the break!

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Cite: Minner, Kelly. "Architecture City Guide: Las Vegas" 09 Feb 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 26 May 2015. <>
  • Ty

    Don’t forget the Springs Preserve!

  • Crazyarchitec

    1. La Concha Motel does not exist any more. The shell structure is moved to the neon boneyard which will serve as an entrance lobby in future.

    2. Fremont experience is not listed

    3. Clark County Library by Michael Graves and

    4. The Neon Museum/Boneyard

  • Clay Heximer

    The entire neighborhood just east of the strip, called Paradise Palms. It is filled with 600 mid- century modern homes, most of which were built by Palmer & Krisel.

  • ArchiChavo

    I know its kitsch, but you have to add Luxor to this list. It is a symbol for the strip and Vegas architecture. The strip is about pushing the limits, even if it is clad in weird styles.

    • Nick

      I agree… If you have read learning from Las Vegas… “Architecture of fantasy is as much as a part of the art of architecture”.