Book explores the rise and fall of Las Vegas’ motels — PHOTOS

Book explores the rise and fall of Las Vegas’ motels — PHOTOS

North Las Vegas’ Starlite Motel in 1995 (Fred Sigman) Photographer and art historian Fred Sigman chronicles the rise and fall of some of Las Vegas’ classic motels in his new book, “Motel Vegas.” (Fred Sigman) The White Sands Motel is featured on the cover of “Motel Vegas” by Fred Sigman. (Fred Sigman) Desert Moon Motel sign (Fred Sigman) Diamond Inn Motel sign (Fred Sigman) The Sky Ranch Motel as it appears in “Motel Vegas.” (Fred Sigman) North Las Vegas’ Starlite Motel in 1995 (Fred Sigman) Tod Motor Motel on Las Vegas Boulevard North (Fred Sigman) Their names came from the mythology of the Old West: The El Rancho, the Chief, the Purple Sage, the Desert Moon, the Arrow Head and the straight-shootin’ Old West. Their names came from the entertainment that lured guests here in the first place: The Par-A-Dice, The Lucky, The Roulette and the Jack Pot. And […]

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