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Stardust Resort and Casino

Stardust
Left to right: the 9-story tower and the 32-story tower. "Stardust Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, 1992" by Steven Martin is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.
Stardust Casino
Stardust Resort and Casino
Lido de Paris
Lido de Paris opened on July 2, 1958 and ended on February 28, 1991.
Stardust
Stardust
Stardust Drive-In
The Motor Vu Drive-In opened in 1949 and closed in 1956. Reopened as Stardust Drive-In in 1959 and closed in 1968. The land currently occupies the Resorts World Las Vegas parking structure.
Aku Aku Restaurant
The Aku Aku Polynesian Restaurant opened in 1960 and closed in 1980.
Aku Aku moai
The Aku Aku moai was relocated to Sunset Park in 1988.

Royal Nevada

Royal Nevada
Royal Nevada opened as the eighth resort on the Las Vegas Strip.
Royal Nevada
Royal Nevada architect: Paul R. Williams, Fellow of the American Institute of Architects.
Royal Nevada
Royal Nevada. Aerial photograph of the Last Frontier and Wilbur Clark's Desert Inn, Las Vegas, circa 1955. Mary and Arthur Ackerman Collection. UNLV Libraries Special Collections & Archives. Original cropped by The Historic Las Vegas Project.

Royal Nevada opened on April 19, 1955.

Stardust Resort and Casino opened on July 2, 1958.

Royal Nevada closed in 1958.

Royal Nevada became the Stardust Auditorium in 1959.

The 9-story tower built in 1964.

The 32-story tower built in 1990.

Original motel structures demolished by 2000.

Closed on November 1, 2006.

Imploded in 2007.

Theme: Outer Space.

In 1976, Stardust Resort and Casino opened the first modern sportsbook in Las Vegas.

Stardust Resort and Casino associated with: Tony Cornero, Thomas Young, Sr. (1998), Frank Fertitta, Jr., Jimmy Hoffa, Frank Rosenthal, Allen Glick, Siegfried & Roy (1998), Dennis Gomes (2012), Sam Boyd (1991), Wayne Newton (2000).

The land currently occupies: Resorts World Las Vegas.

Was located on an All-American Road (2000) and a Nevada Scenic Byway (1995).

Was located at 3000 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Winchester, Nevada.

Denotes American Gaming Association Hall of Fame year of induction.