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Las Vegas Convention Center

Las Vegas Convention Center
The West Hall.
Las Vegas Convention Center
The South Hall.
Las Vegas Convention Center
The North Hall. The original exhibit hall is pictured on the right.
Las Vegas Convention Center
The Central Hall.
Las Vegas Convention Center
The original Rotunda arena and connecting exhibit hall.
Las Vegas Convention Center
"One of the world's largest and most spectacular convention centers built at a cost of about $6,000,000.00 near the famous Las Vegas Strip. Facilities will accommodate close to 8,000 people and it was opened for the World's Congress of Flight in 1959." (Back of postcard).
North Strip 1950s
Aerial photograph of Las Vegas, Nevada: photographic print. Mary and Arthur Ackerman Aerial Photograph Collection (PH-00306). UNLV Libraries Special Collections & Archives. Cropping and text layers added to original by The Historic Las Vegas Project.

Opened on April 12, 1959.

The original structures, rotunda arena and connecting exhibit hall are built in 1959.

The Central Hall is built on the east side of the exhibit hall in 1971.

The Central Hall begins to expand east in the 1980s.

The rotunda arena is demolished in 1990.

The North Hall is built on the north side of the exhibit hall in 1990.

The North Hall expands to the west in 1998.

The South Hall is built in 2002.

The West Hall is built in 2019.

The first event held at the Las Vegas Convention Center was the World Congress of Flight in 1959.

Former home court of the UNLV Runnin' Rebels men's basketball team from 1966 to 1982.

The Consumer Electronics Show makes its Las Vegas debut in 1978.

The North Hall and Central Hall land previously occupied: The Las Vegas Park Speedway racetrack.

The South Hall land previously occupied: Desert Paradise Motel.

The West Hall land previously occupied: Landmark Hotel and Casino, Riviera.

Located at 3150 Paradise Road, Winchester, Nevada.