El Cortez

El Cortez
Tower II on the left. Vintage Rooms above the casino. Pavilion rooms to the right of the pink sign.
El Cortez
The exterior of El Cortez has remained the same since 1952.
El Cortez
The original exterior.
El Cortez
Pictured to the far left: The El Cortez Townhouse. The El Cortez Townhouse was a hotel building that existed before The El Cortez. It was sold and relocated to the Crest Hotel at 207 North 6th Street in 1982. The structure no longer exists.
El Cortez
El Cortez

El Cortez Townhouse

El Cortez Townhouse
Photograph of El Cortez Town Houses, Las Vegas, circa 1930s. Sherwin Scoop Garside Collection. UNLV Libraries Special Collections & Archives.

Ogden House

El Cortez Cabana Suites

A 41-unit Spanish Colonial Revival style hotel building existed before the construction of El Cortez. This building is renamed the El Cortez Townhouse and is annexed to the El Cortez during construction.

El Cortez opened on November 7, 1941.

Pavilion Rooms built in 1963.

The Ogden House is built by the 1970s.

El Cortez purchased the Ogden House in 1974.

Tower II is built in 1980.

The El Cortez Townhouse is sold and relocated to 207 North 6th Street in 1982.

The Ogden House is renamed El Cortez Cabana Suites in 2009.

Architecture: Mission/Spanish Revival; Marion Hicks, Wayne McAllister, Zick and Sharp.

Became an adults-only resort on April 1, 2022.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013.

The west parking lot land previously occupied: Swiss Village.

Located at 600 Fremont Street, Las Vegas, Nevada.