Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
"LVH – Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas Strip, USA." by Bobak Ha'Eri is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.
Las Vegas Hilton
Hilton Pavilion built in 1977 (renamed: Pavilion). Hilton Center built in 1984 (renamed: Paradise Event Center). "The Las Vegas Hilton hotel and casino" by Rob Young is licensed under CC BY 2.0. Text layers added by The Historic Las Vegas Project.
Star Trek Experience
Star Trek: The Experience. Opened in 1998. Closed in 2008.
Las Vegas Hilton
The third sign was installed in 1997.
Las Vegas Hilton
The second sign was installed in 1994.
Benihana Village
Benihana Village opened in 1974.
Las Vegas Hilton
Las Vegas Hilton
Elvis Presley Hilton
Starting in 1969, Elvis Presley sells out 636 consecutive shows. His show came to an end due to his untimely passing in 1977.
International Hotel
The original sign.
International Hotel
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.

International Hotel opened on July 2, 1969.

Became Las Vegas Hilton on July 2, 1971.

East Tower extended in 1975.

North Tower extended in 1977.

North Tower extended in 1981.

Hilton Grand Vacations on Paradise built in 1998.

Became the LVH on January 3, 2012.

Became the Westgate on July 1, 2014.

Architect: Martin Stern Jr.

First mega-resort in the Las Vegas Valley.

Was the largest hotel in the world in 1969.

Was the tallest building in Nevada from 1969-1979.

On February 15, 1978, Leon Spinks defeats Muhammad Ali for the world heavyweight championship at the Hilton Pavilion.

On February 10, 1981, an arson fire killed eight people.

On November 22, 1986, Mike Tyson defeats Trevor Berbick for the WBC heavyweight title at the Hilton Center.

On July 18, 1994, high winds damaged the Las Vegas Hilton sign.

The Westgate SuperBook is currently the largest sportsbook in the world.

The Las Vegas Park Speedway racetrack previously occupied parts of the land.

Located at 3000 Paradise Road, Winchester, Nevada.